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February 1st, 2010, 07:56 PM
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I'm still on meds for high blood pressure from the pregnancy. I'm down to one pill(100mg) and tonight after dinner my BP was 118/78. Usually I don't handle sodium well at night even in small amounts(and trust me almost everything has sodium), but now my numbers are starting to go down. I hope I'm not getting excited for nothing. I'm ready to get off these pills. I've been doing everything I can to be healthier and I think it's finally working.

I had a MRI on Saturday. I have a Chiari malformation, and it was just a check up MRI because I still have some pressure in my head. My neurologist said he didn't see any papilledema so hopefully my brain is not under any pressure. I have an appointment Wed morning to get the results.
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February 1st, 2010, 08:03 PM
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Hope it's good news for you!!
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February 1st, 2010, 08:28 PM
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Hope its all good news for you.
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February 2nd, 2010, 05:12 AM
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Glad your pressure is doing well.

Hope everything else goes well.
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February 2nd, 2010, 05:40 AM
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I know that handling blood pressure can be difficult - congrats. Hope it stays down for you.

KUP on your Wed appt!
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February 2nd, 2010, 08:58 AM
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I hope your blood pressure lowering is just the beginning of improved health for you.
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