I'd be very interested to know how everyone on this thread is managing their high BP after a few years have now passed by. I am hoping you have all seen improvements. I have had ME for 19 years, and now have high BP. The ACE inhibitor that my GP put me on causes me total insomnia. This is listed as a known SE ... yet my GP put me on it even though I have taken sleeping medication for terrible insomnia for 15 years! I see that ACE inhibitors, beta blockers and alpha blockers are all drugs that potentially cause insomnia. I am allergic to sulphonamide drugs which means I cannot take the 'diuretic' family of BP meds. So I am wondering what options I have ... not a lot? I'd appreciate hearing from any of you who found a way forward through this dilemma. My brand-new GP refers to me as "healthy" although I am too sick to work and receive govt. disability! Thanks for any info any of you can give!
My health is not good nowadays (ME for 24 years), but not as bad as some.
I sleep quite well most nights with different (over-the-counter) drugs taken in rotation, plus cannabis, which really helps.