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Why do I feel much better with high blood pressure?

I am hypertensive. Male age 75. 140-155 over 80-90. And I have bradycardia with pulse in 50s. I am taking doxazosin for the blood pressure (and BPH). At times, for no reason at all when I do minimum exercise, I feel faint. I immediately take my BP reading and it is entirely in normal range 110-120 over 70. And my pulse is in 60s-70s. I never feel faint when I take readings and my BP is on the high spectrum. I know all the so well- documented reasons why hypertension can create many medical problems. But...,
Do some people function better with high BP and low pulse rate?? Thanks for your opinions
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973741 tn?1342342773
Well, that's an interesting question.  I'm not sure.  I'd say I am kind of the reverse.  Do you equate these high readings to something like an adrenaline rush?
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No. High readings are my normal. No special “rush”
What happens when they are lower?  Is your doctor wanting to lower your blood pressure?
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