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 Posted 5/30/2013 4:08:32 PM
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Anybody of you could be able to help me? I look for natural care, no pharmaceuticals. Thanks
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 Posted 5/31/2013 3:45:24 AM
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Welcome to the Forums, Armand.  Have you looked at the information at http://www.lef.org/protocols/heart_circulatory/high_blood_pressure_01.htm ?

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I'm looking for suggestions, I've already spoken with my doctor who dismisses my concern and says I am perfectly fine, and not to worry. . .

Blood pressure is not perfect, but "normal"
(121/ 64)  --average of measurements.

However, the spread between those numbers seems to be saying to me that there is something about the efficiency of my circulatory system maybe just not right. I mean, the diastolic is down in the basement figure of low normal while the systolic is way up in the upper ranges of good normal, that still represents a pretty drastic fluctuation in pressure!

I know that high blood pressure with a high isolated systolic is a more serious risk than people with simple high blood pressure.

But is higher isolated systolic of a concern when the blood pressure is not in any hypertension range?



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Well, I found an answer to my previous question and concern, and it isn't pleasant: high pulse pressure, an early marker of possible cardiovascular disease!

Anyone else have this concern?

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-pressure/expert-answers/pulse-pressure/faq-20058189



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Fastingly, what you are looking at, that may be a concern, is pulse pressure. Your doctor probably never even heard of it. 

I discovered this while researching how to properly take my own blood pressure. A good site that I found about blood pressure in general is Vaughn's site. He has probably developed the best blood pressure chart ever for average systolic and diastolic blood pressure ranges. 

http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/medicine/blood-pressure.htm

On that page he introduces you to pulse pressure here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulse_pressure

** Sorry for posting after you already found your answer. (the weekend lag between posts and approval of posts creates a situation where this is bound to happen)

You might also be interested in Vaughn's deviations from typical blood pressure readings spread sheet and chart:
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 Posted 3/23/2014 8:03:33 PM
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Amazing.  I've spent 2 to 3 hours per week for the past 5 years working on this personal interest of trying to fully inform myself about health, and in that time I've seen a total of 6 doctors who have measured my blood pressure, and each and every one of them have been entirely uninterested in my concern about that spread in my blood pressure, because it has always been below the guideline necessitating medication.

And I say amazing, because this is the very,very first time I recall ever seeing any specific recommendation on pulse pressure ranges. 
Yet doesn't it seem that this is critical information my doctors should have noted from day one?
Just wow. 

Thanks for the link, Beefster!  Very informative.

I did a quick scan of Life Extension magazine and while pulse pressure has been mentioned several times, unless I missed something, anything approximating a specific guideline hasn't been seen since 2001, (according to my limited online search).

At any rate, I just put myself on an even more intense set of blood pressure therapies including everything recommended by LEF and upping my dose of olive leaf from a super-minimal dose to now a fairly high-dose of olive leaf juice concentrate.  And am now seriously determined to every single last one of those extra pounds starting earlier today starting with upping my exercise by a bit too.



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 Posted 3/24/2014 4:36:16 AM
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fastingly,

Have you had your blood pressure measured again recently and in both arms?

Has it been like this consistently?

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Yes, it has been quite consistently a minimum of 50 point or greater difference between Systolic and Diastolic.  A few years ago, back when my BP was ~130 systolic, the diastolic was ~78, (and back then docs still said I had nothing to be concerned about!) 

Now that I have successfully brought my BP down with systolic between an average of 117-124 the diastolic has lowered too, but it's still regularly showing a good 50 to even 57 point difference.

I get checked once or twice a month by a licensed practical nurse, each time with the cuff on my right arm only.  But I've also checked a couple of times at the kiosk at the local pharmacy on my left arm and have had similar results.


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Another resource on pulse pressure (more of the same). . .
http://www.healthcentral.com/high-blood-pressure/c/58370/110775/pulse/



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Well, that was weird, yet very pleasant. . .

Two days after restricting my calories, dramatically upping my dosage of olive leaf juice and adding garlic to my daily regimen, my blood pressure couldn't possibly be one single bit more perfect, and my heart rate dropped significantly too.

Seems almost too good to be true, I went down to my nurse friend and had it measured on the equipment at his clinic, same result as my monitor at home, no longer just excellent by medical doc. standards (high normal, elevated diastolic within normal ranges) --but now absolutely excellent by all of Life Extension's research-driven recommendations, straight down the middle of the charts.



Now, any guesses as to whether I've just experienced a "masking" of conditions brought about by modulating certain blood pressure factors or if this is some genuine "healthiness" showing through?  Or is this a badly formed question?



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It's an understandable one, but not possible for me to answer. A complete physical with extensive bloodwork could help ease your mind, but that can't detect everything going on with you.
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