Patient Comments: High Blood Pressure Treatment - Smoking

Question:

Are you a smoker or former smoker undergoing treatment for high blood pressure? After diagnosis, did you quit smoking? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Erica, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: February 02

Yes, I am a smoker. No, I haven't quit smoking yet after being diagnosed with high blood pressure.

Comment from: kathysweet, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: September 16

I was diagnosed with high blood pressure a month ago and since then I have quit smoking and feel so wonderful my blood pressure is down and I can exercise so much better because I can breath so much better. I am also on a beta blocker 25mg 2 times a day.

QUESTION

High blood pressure means that blood has difficulty reaching the heart. See Answer

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