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Old 07-28-2018, 11:29 AM
 
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I was disqualified for having a "history" of HBP, but yet it has been over a year since I have not had HBP. Is there a work around on this? I really want to join AF Reserve.
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Old 07-30-2018, 07:39 AM
 
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It has been a year since you have not had high blood pressure? So for the last year, you have only had high blood pressure? That sounds more like current high blood pressure, so there is no "work around" for that. If you can get your blood pressure under control you should be ok. Please see my previous post on this thread where it discusses exactly what BP readings you will need from your doctor. Get those, and submit for a medical waiver through your recruiter. If you can't get normal readings, you're completely out of luck.

A long history of needing medication for HBP could disqualify you as well, so look for healthy ways to lower it like diet, exercise, stress management, limiting sodium intake, etc.
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