Welcome to Magazine Premium

You can change this text in the options panel in the admin

There are tons of ways to configure Magazine Premium... The possibilities are endless!

Member Login

Lost your password?

No Deals posted this week – Sorry! Been under the weather.

January 27, 2009
By

I’m sorry I did not post the deals for this week – I was sick over the weekend and I just was not able to get on the computer.

I have been battling some high blood pressure and water retention lately and it is progressively getting worse. I had a splitting headache over the weekend and it did not get better on Monday. I went to our first aid room at work and took my blood pressure – 184/107 – yep, you read it right! I waited about 5 minutes and took it again and it was 157/104.

I made a call to my Doctor (he had ask that I keep a record for a month to see what it would average after putting me on a different drug) and advised what the average of my BP had been over the month (147-154/102 never going below 100) and that I had a terrible headache that would just not go away.

Within 15 minutes of calling, the Dr.’s office called me back and the Dr. had already called in a new prescription. I picked up my Rx last night and I can tell you this – Big difference, Big difference! This morning was the first time I woke up without a headache raging. It just bums your whole day when you wake up and you have a crippling headache!

There are two things that will drop me in my tracks and that is nausea and a headache – I do get migraines and bad sinus headaches and those are crippling to me when you can’t seem to think straight. I just hope that this new medicine will help my BP – and keep the headache at bay.

For the record, I don’t eat alot of salt (I hardly salt any food), I have cut way back on my soda consumption, and I have been working out and watching what I eat so hopefully with that and the new meds we will be able to reduce my BP and I will be able to come off the medicine.

If you have any thing that you do to keep your BP controlled I would love to hear them as I am open to additional suggestions.

Share

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



Recipes

Archives