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[Equipment] High blood pressure
#1
High blood pressure
Hello everyone 
I’m a newbie and this is the third time I’m trying to post a doubt
Well I was diagnosed last august after years suffering 
I was put on a Apap with 7/14 of pressure
On the very next day I felt like I was 10 years younger and my bp lowered to normal levels
Cardiologist told me to lower my Bp meds and so I done it
After about 45 days of Apap I started feeling pressure inside my head and my Bp raised again
Went to my sleep dr who told me she was going to lower my Apap pressure to a fix 10, because of pressure in my head, told me to see cardiologist so he could see what to do with my Bp
So I went to cardio and again more meds,my Bp didn’t lowered on the contrary it raised even more
On my last visit ( 19/10 )To sleep dr told her I was starting to have all symptoms again and Bp wasn’t fine, so she put me on 7/14 again
I think dr is running in circles and I’m afraid specially because Bp
Note that my Ahi are always 2/3 night
Can someone please help me??
Thank you
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#2
RE: High blood pressure
Hi Limari!  -  Welcome
It will be very difficult to make any suggestions without knowing your CPAP brand and if it has any software that will provide its sleep session data for review.
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#3
RE: High blood pressure
I've heard of people having near instantaneous reduction of bp with pap. 4 years of apap, asv & vauto & I'm still waiting so I guess relief isn't universal. on a side note, I've noticed that my bp is high in the morning & lower as the day goes on (apparently it's a thing), suggesting to me that something about my sleep is a problem even with low ahi. I've also noticed that the type of cannabis I use to help me sleep through periodic limb movement lowers my bp better than any of the prescription meds I take for it. too bad it's impractical to use cannabis during the day.
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#4
RE: High blood pressure
Hi and thanks for your answer

I am using a resmed AirSense 10 auto sense
And I am using Oscar but don’t know how to post here it records
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#5
RE: High blood pressure
@Limari, controlling BP can certainly be a tricky thing.  As @sheepless mentioned above my BP is higher in the mornings.  It may have to do with the fact that I usually take my meds in the AM and they have worn off by the time I awaken the next day.  But I don't track my overnight BP so it's hard to say.
I have not been able to associate my xPAP usage with a raise in my BP other than that, but everyone is different.

If you look at my signature (below) you will see a link on how to attach your OSCAR charts into a forum post.  Hope this helps...

Certainly bring up any concerns with your doctors.
Using a 13" MacBook Air (2017), MacOS Catalina (10.15.7), OSCAR v1.2.0
In a VM: Win10 1909 (18363.1139)

Installing OSCAR on a Mac
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#6
RE: High blood pressure
I never had any blood pressure issues, until I had a Cardio Version done a couple of years ago. Prior to retiring in 2010, I was obligated to having an annual physical done. Each & every time, the medical staff would remark about how mine was so good, and they wished their's was as good. 

I take 10mg. of Lisinopril during the day, and an add'l, 5mg. at night just before bedtime. Mine bp is still on the high side, although not as bad as it was.
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#7
RE: High blood pressure
Mine isn’t dropping even with pills

Hi Jeff and thanks for your answer
I am not being able to attach my reports from Óscar, when i I click search files I can’t see none from Oscar maybe Oscar is not well installed
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#8
RE: High blood pressure
Hi Crimson I just finished my profile
I have Oscar but unfortunately I am not being able to deal with it
I’ll keep trying 
Thank you
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#9
RE: High blood pressure
OK! All you need to do is open a Daily screen in OSCAR and press the "F12" key. . . Image acquired!
Crimson Nape
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INFORMATION ON APNEA BOARD FORUMS OR ON APNEABOARD.COM SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS MEDICAL ADVICE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN BEFORE SEEKING TREATMENT FOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING SLEEP APNEA. INFORMATION POSTED ON THE APNEA BOARD WEB SITE AND FORUMS ARE PERSONAL OPINION ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY A STATEMENT OF FACT.
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#10
RE: High blood pressure
You may have a situation where your blood pressure is inherently high. Does anybody in your family have high blood pressure? My mother gave this to me.I’ve been dealing with high blood pressure since I was 25, I’m 70, and no matter how much weight I lose or use a CPAP or anything else, I will be on medication the rest of my life. Mine is not terrible it’s about 150/90, but they obviously want it lower. I have been to countless Dr’s over my lifetime, and essentially they all agree that sometimes it is just high.
Glen in Ft Lauderdale
Retired and in Quarantine....
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