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High Blood Pressure

Morning High Blood Pressure

10/25/2010

Question:

I have cardiac amyloidosis normal systolic 135 145 Diastolic 77 87 but in the am 170 175/ 95 105 taking 50 mg metoprolol daily 5 mg hytrin 20mg lasix am 75 year old male probably 15 lbs over weight any suggestions? Thanks

Answer:

Much more evidence would be required before offering any advice on care for hypertension in someone with this complex a presentation.

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Response by:

Jackson T Wright, MD, PhD, FACP Jackson T Wright, MD, PhD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University