Sudden high blood pressure
During the past two weeks I noticed that I was hearing my heart beat in my ears. I have always had fairly low blood pressure my entire life, at the most 120 over 75. I decided to use our home blood pressure monitor two days ago and yikes! My pressure was 166 over 92. Today wasn’t much better, 154 over 84. I thought maybe hearing the heartbeat in my ears was from taking 40 mg Prilosec for the past three months so I stopped taking it last Thursday. I did read that some people had this reaction. But I thought if that were the case it would have come down more by now. I did read that this symptom is called pulsatile tinnitus which can be from blocked arteries
I also read that those with breast cancer that had left side radiation had a tendency to develop cardiac problems so now I’m worried. I don’t know why it would have jumped up so suddenly though. My last reading was last month, 122/76. I do have a scheduled appointment with my oncologist tomorrow and will speak to her about it.
i would like to know if anyone has had this happen to them.