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I have taken numerous medications to lower my blood pressure over the past several months. For over a month, I have felt lightheaded, foggy and , at times, close to fainting. I have had many, many tests at the hospital with no negative reports. One of my doctors said that it may take 4-6 months for my body to adjust to my close to normal blood pressure. I am currently taking spirlactone (50mg twice a day), lisinopril 20mg, metoprolol 100mg and nefedipine 30mg.
Is it reasonable that it would take this long for my body to readjust? I've only recently returned to work and can't yet resume my exercise program.

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replied February 1st, 2011
High Blood Pressure and Hypertension Answer A19233
Welcome to the ehealthforum. I am glad to help you out. I do understand the mental and physical agony you're going through.

It does take sometime for the body to adjust to a lower blood pressure. However, you need to ensure that your blood pressure remains around 130/80 mmHg.

You also need to ensure that you keep on exercising regularly as it also tends to lower one's blood pressure and may be result in a decrease in the number of medications which you're taking.

I sincerely hope your symptoms should remit once your blood pressure is under control. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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