Strange question

  1. I was just wondering.....when filling in forms regarding past medical history, I always struggle with the question regarding high blood pressure. I had been diagnosed with it in the past, and was started on Lisinopril, but months later, I took an overdose of it in a self harm attempt. Ever since, my blood pressure had always ran at around 116/60-70ish, and the blood pressure medication was stopped.

    Lately, it has been bouncing around...sometimes a little high, sometimes a little low, but no clear pattern. So anywhooo...what are your thoughts?
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  3. by   Silverdragon102
    Would suggest discussing this with your PCP but if you had a diagnosis in the past and they are asking about past history then it in my opinion should be mentioned
  4. by   ghillbert
    It's pretty clear if asked if you currently have HTN - no.
    If asked if you have a past history of HTN or have ever been diagnosed with HTN - yes.
    If asked if you have ever had a suicide or self-harm attempt - yes.