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Blood pressure won't go down

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My mother's blood pressure will not come down no matter what. We have tried many medications over the last several months. Her heart 'stress test' and her kidney function tests are OK, but the blood pressure stays around 180/110. Do you have any suggestions?
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First Helper User Profile Glad2Bhere

replied April 5th, 2010
Has she had a blood catecholamines test to rule out a pheochromocytoma? My husband had one, and they call it the 10% tumor because at least 10% of people will have a heart attack or stroke before they get diagnosed. Hard to control bp is one symptom.
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