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High Blood Pressure

By Anonymous November 6, 2011 - 9:44pm
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My nurse asked me to stop taking my blood pressure medication because it was too low. However, after three days, I had to do something. They couldn't get me in until this week, so I started taking one Linsonpril instead of two and one water pill; I was taking three. The reason I did this is because my blood pressure went up to pre-hypertension stage 132/87. Pharmacists felt I should had been called in earlier. But I never had health insurance; most of my jobs had been temporary; therefore, i couldn't pay. And with health care on the rise, medical centers cannot afford to keep taking patients like me. Unfortunately I haven't been able to pay anything for lack of funds. This health care is a big issue, and there should be something in effect for people like myself so we can receive adequate health care. What do you think.

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Hi Anonymous,

Have you applied for public assistance? If you go to a public health clinic with your proof of income and other information (you will have to contact them) they will see you based on a sliding scale. 

If you need help finding a community clinic, please let us know where you are located. 

Best Wishes,


November 7, 2011 - 6:43am
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Anonymous (reply to Rosa Cabrera RN)

I am in Columbus, OH.

November 8, 2011 - 9:07pm
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Try visiting the Columbus Neighborhood Health Center. 

1800 Watermark Drive, Suite 420

Columbus, Ohio 43215



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November 9, 2011 - 8:29am
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