I am 50 years old.. in good health.. Have never had high blood pressure. Just had my physical in May, 2013 and blood pressure was around 127/72. The most it has ever been is maybe 130 something over 80 something.. And that's when I was extra nervous or stressed. My colonoscopy screening was today and the first thing they did was take my blood pressure and it was like 180/102. I was shocked!! It did come down to about 154/80 before I left to come home.. but gees! What the?? At this point I'm not overly worried... because its never happened before... although I will keep a check on it. I'm just curious if anyone else had this issue. Thanks!
I too experienced similar symptoms with bp rising to 190 + an hour prior to procedure. Naturally being of an anxious nature I had put it down to that, but had never experienced such a strong reaction .
I have no gripes with the staff at the endoscopy who were lovely, but no one mentioned that the MoviPrep might have contributed to the rise.
Are there any alternatives or more natural methods that avoid the massive sodium load?
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