Both my parents plus my brother and sister all had high blood pressure, so when my doctor told me I needed to eat less salt, I quit using salt and bought only low sodium products and have gotten my blood pressure down below 120/80 and hope to keep it that way without medication.
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Fitness Minutes: (10,127)
289 6/19/11 1:43 P
i have high blood pressure and so does both of my parents? mine came out when i was running 5 miles a day and a vegetarian. Talk about a blow to the ego. sarra sarra;-). last one 136/78
3/18/11 12:28 A
Both of my parents have/had high blood pressure. What I did different than my parents, and my siblings, is to never start smoking cigarettes!
BTW, my blood pressure was 106/67 last week
Edited by: SONG-OF-DEBORAH at: 3/18/2011 (00:29)
3/17/11 8:59 P
neither of my parents have high BP, but i do. im overweight though and they are not.
Fitness Minutes: (39,405)
286 3/12/11 6:43 A
Both my parents had high blood pressure and took medication for years. Both were overweight.
My parents both had really high blood pressure, and my brother and I do too.
Ellen South Dakota (With God all things are possible)
3/3/11 10:43 P
Both my parents have high blood pressure. I have been normal all my life up until about a month ago. Out of nowhere (well from what I know) it just started creeping up. Trying to keep it in check. It means changes for me :-)
If everything didn't go right today plan on improving a little bit tomorrow. Love you!
Fitness Minutes: (21,721)
1,228 11/14/10 10:36 A
My mother...I developed it at an early age when I was very physically active, had never eaten much salt and was not overweight. It was determined mine was genetic. However, after 20 years of medication, I am close to having the medication dosage lowered. I am now working out 6-7 days a week and watching what I eat. What a difference.
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