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Blood pressure 14083 is this high

A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
Normal is up to 130: Normal blood pressure is different in different individuals, but the norm is that the upper should not be higher than 130, and lowe not higher than 80 ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Simple answer is, yes. That's not a value that's off the charts high ... But you definitely want to have it evaluated soon. There was a landmark stu ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Symptomless disease: High blood pressure (BP) is a disease where the pressure in your arteries is too high, where the systolic is >140 or the diastolic is >90 (see my coll ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Blood pressure: 140/83 is normal but the 140 is upper limits of normal.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Gitig
19 years experience in Cardiology
"Low" is semantic: "normal" blood pressure is an arbitrary thing--i.e. Lower cutoffs of 100 systolic, 60 diastolic were created b/c above these are where the vast majori ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen L Roth
46 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pathophysiologic: There are averages and no absolutely fixed blood pressure numbers. Whether a blood pressure is too high or low derpends on the health of the individua ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Blood pressure: It could be low but it depends on other issues. Your young so your bp tends to run lower. In addition, your size will influence this. Other factors ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
See below: The pressure inside the arteries is too high. The systolic pressure is that when the heart contracts and the diastolic is the pressure when the heart ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Feeling bad: Low BP is a BP that makes you feel badly: light headed, like you're going to pass out. As long as you feel good, low BP is great.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Hypertension: Blood pressure over 140/90 is considered high blood presssure.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Many options: Physician will MAP out plan & monitor therapies....Fyi systolic BP tends to be of more importance than diastolic.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
That's fine: Young females tend to have lower blood pressure. Some people may have blood pressure's 90/60 and feel fine. The main concern is the development of d ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Cause or effect?: Headaches often cause a rise in the blood pressure. Except for extreme cases, one cannot feel their blood pressure.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen L Roth
46 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Therer are times in which the blood flow and circulation of one or your vital organs is critically dependent on the blood pressure and a higher than n ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience in Cardiology
High blood pressure: Hypertension is a validated major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and requires thoughtful and effective treatment. Most cases of low blood pr ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
NOW BP MAYBE OK: Asymptomatic chronic low blood pressure is generally not a problem. However, some possible causes: low thyroid, low cortisol, heart disease, dehydr ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Low BP: It's a problem when you become symptomatic - fainting, dizziness, blurred vision etc... Most young people can tolerate low bp.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Systolic / Diastolic: The top number is the systolic and the bottom number is the diastolic. For adults, over 140 for the top or 90 for the bottom is usually considered too ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: Obtaining normal weight and regular exercise while having a healthy diet.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe: It depends if that is your typical blood pressure and whether you are having any symptoms of hypotension. Technically the numbers are in the normal r ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: Less than 140/90.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
Only if symptomatic: Only if it causes you to be dizzy or faint or if it unusual for you.
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