Thank you all for encouragement....dr added another medication....blood pressure is much better for me....avg 150/100 which is high but very good for me. I will update my readings. Got to go, it's Yoga Time!
In GOD We Trust Choose To Lose "If you are going to win any battle you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body let the body tell the mind what to do. The body will always give up. It is always tired in the morning, noon and night. But the body is never tired if the mind is not tired." -General George S Patton, U.S.Army, 1912 Olympian
My blood pressure was 220/120. Not sure what stage that it is other than really, really bad. I am on 1 medication a day and use the food tracker to really keep a handle on my sodium intake. With the small changes over time in the last 5 months I have lost 30 pounds and dropped my blood pressure to normal or below for daily readings. So sorry to hear of your lose but am so glad that you are taking the steps to take care of yourself.
Barb "You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." A.A.Milne
I am trying to get in tight control now. I didnt take my medication in the last 16 months because I was the only caregiver to my husband. His well being wad my priority then. I promised him & myself to take care of me. Im doing it now. I found out that I have damage my kidney's now. High blood pressure & insulin dependant diabetes are bad for the body. My husband was so healthy and yet, brain cancer took his life. Im letting something I can change take mine... No more
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Hi and God bless you. Welcome to spark people. As i read your introduction, i didn't realized that there is a stage 4 in hypertension. I went into search and found out so many thing that i didn't know. One of things they stated at it is every serious condition and you need to get attention. I pray that you are following your Dr advise. You are every important to yourself. and only you can decide what is best for you. I only now that god created you to be the best you can be. I am so glad that you have take the first step to a healthier lifestyle.
Edited by: AMALYDAVIU at: 8/8/2012 (16:54)
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