Labile hypertension

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What is labile hypertension?

Labile hypertension, or borderline hypertension, is a term used to describe blood pressure measures that may fluctuate abruptly and repeatedly from normal to high. Increases in blood pressure may be a reaction to emotional stress.

Common symptoms reported by people with labile hypertension

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with labile hypertension

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
2
Tried for
labile hypertension (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mylan-Baclofen)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Catapres TTS patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
labile hypertension (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)

Data from patients with labile hypertension, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with labile hypertension

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for labile hypertension (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
labile hypertension (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding upset stomach
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
balance problems loss of short term memory 3 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mylan-Baclofen)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
problems concentrating
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Catapres TTS patch)
Perceived effectiveness
for labile hypertension (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
labile hypertension (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
constipation
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with labile hypertension, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has labile hypertension on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 12
40s 21
50s 43
60s 39
70+ 27
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 8
30-39 years 9
40-49 years 14
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 4
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

70% Female
30% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 66
Not Diagnosed 12

These charts show data from labile hypertension patients who have completed their condition history
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