Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

abnormal blood pressure

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: The diseases that can cause high or low blood pressure are legion and comprise virtually every category of disease, infectious, endocrine, gastrointes ... Read More
4
4 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
37 years experience Family Medicine
Both are bad: Docs used to think that a high number was normal with age, research found a higher risk for stroke with higher upper number than lower number if eithe ... Read More
29
29 thanks
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Diagnosing high BP: One high blood pressure measurement does not mean you have hypertension. Relax, and check it again when you are feeling comfortable and have been sitt ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Many reasons.: The drugs used: diuretics and beta blockers, etc. But remember, if you have other co-morbid conditions such as cholesterol issues, or diabetes, you m ... Read More
17
17 thanks
A female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
See below: > 140/89 or below 100 systolic!
4
4 thanks
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
Blood pressure: Abnormal readings of blood pressure Are considered to be less than 90/60 mmHg or greater than 120/80 mmHg. Here's an article with some more informatio ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valeria Peña
Specializes in General Practice
Different causes: It can be due to stress, drugs, kidney disease, essential hypertension.
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
30 is high: Normal resp rate is 10-16 or so. Count your friends respiratory for comparison.
1
1 thank
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure : The diseases that can cause high or low blood pressure are legion and comprise virtually every category of disease, infectious, endocrine, gastrointes ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes and no: It's normal for the pressures to vary by as much as 10 points. If it's more than that averaged on multiple measurements, you've either made inaccurate ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month