Q: BP high in the morning and low in the afternoon
My dad is 80yr old. He used to have lower than normal BP until recently. In the past few years he always woke up with BP around 180/130. But the BP would come down and become normal or slightly low (90/65) around noon time. He took Nifidine (20 mg, extended release) before went to control his high BP in the morning which caused his blood presser to drop to 50 sometimes, especially after meals and when standing still.
Why does his BP fluctuate so much? Suggestion for treatment? Thanks a lot
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