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shirleymahoney Born In Tulsa Oklahoma and have a wonderful husband and 2 great children Find out more about shirleymahoney
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  • Blood Pressure

    I have a question, I just got finished changing the sheets on my bed, my legs and arms started aching so i took my blood pressure, it was 167/90 and my pulse was 91, I'm on 120 mg of calcium channel blockers, I also got short winded, Is this normal being I'm on blockers, I have been busy lately trying to put up my christmas tree and get the house ready for christmas, any answers i would greatly apreciate

    Thank You
    Shirley
    Diagnosed 2003
    Myectomy 2-23-2004
    Husband: Ken
    Son: John diagnosed 2004
    Daughter: Janet (free of HCM)

    Grandchildren: Drew 15,Aaron 13,Karen 9,Connor 9

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    Re: Blood Pressure

    Shirley, I'm gonna go with the old standby. Call your doctor. In the meantime, sit down and put your feet up.

    Reenie
    Reenie

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    Husband has HCM.
    3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.

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      Re: Blood Pressure

      What is your B/P normally? And Yes...call the doctor.

      Lisa
      Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
      YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

      Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
      lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
      Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
      Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
      Currently not obstructed
      Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)

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        Re: Blood Pressure

        Lisa

        My blood pressure normally is around 128/79, I did call the doctors office today but they haven't called back as of yet maybe in the morning, my B/P is down now but i have been taking it easy today, i was planning on calling the doctor, i just thought maybe this happened from time to time and i didn't want to bother the doctor if it was normal for HCM. I hope you and your family are doing well
        Take care
        Shirley
        Diagnosed 2003
        Myectomy 2-23-2004
        Husband: Ken
        Son: John diagnosed 2004
        Daughter: Janet (free of HCM)

        Grandchildren: Drew 15,Aaron 13,Karen 9,Connor 9

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