Fluctuating Blood Pressure

Causes of High Blood Pressure in the Morning

…had high blood pressure for two years, but mostly in the morning when it is around 160/80, while at night it goes down to 100/50 sometimes. I am not taking any conventional medicine. My question is whether there is a cause for high blood pressure in the morning—and why would it fluctuate so much within…

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Stroke 101: Risk Factors for Stroke

…Americans have higher rates of hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and tobacco use, all of which are independent risk factors for stroke) * High blood pressure * Atrial fibrillation * High inflammation marker scores, such as CRP, homocysteine, fibrinogen, and Lp(a) While the symptoms some strokes are easy…

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Measuring the Heart Rate-Brain Connection

…support what I noticed happening with hospitalized patients who were hooked up to cardiac monitors right in front of me: heart rate and blood pressure fluctuate with more than exertion and medication. They respond directly to whoever ELSE is in the room with you. Whether it’s the lab with an uncomfortable…

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