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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Fluctuations: Blood pressure does fluctuate, but shouldn't fluctuate greatly if the activity level is the same. More likely is the accuracy of the measuring device. ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Donato
25 years experience Urology
Labile BP -> See MD: Blood pressure is an every changing number and can be affected by position, hydration, stress, foods and other mundane things. However, if you notice ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
BP: A normal and healthy response to exercise is for BP to rise. If you measure your BP at random times during the day without resting 15 minutes, you'll ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
See below: It means you're having a physiologic response to stress.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: Normal at 110/55.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Normal?: Blood pressures typically fluctuate, going up and down based on other stimuli in the body. Stress, pain, anxiety for instance, can all make the blood ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Davidson
24 years experience Family Medicine
Ok: 93/66 at your age, if you are feeling well and are not dizzy, is a perfectly reasonable blood pressure.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Pearson-Martinez
20 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Depends on degree: Mild or moderate changes in blood pressure will usually not produce any symptoms. However, more significant (or sudden) changes in BP may produce symp ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
See doc: Check with a doctor. This may need treatment and certainly warrants evaluation. Cut back salt. Lose weight. Keep a blood pressure diary for a month ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
It's not the numbers: A normal BP is less than or equal to 135 on top and 85 on bottom. The lower, the better unless you're dizzy or passing out. Some very healthy people ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Not normal: You should have your blood pressure controlled regardless of the cause. Normal is.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
39 years experience Cardiology
BP: Yes it is entirely normal in healthy asymptomatic people for the BP to vary between 80/40 to 140/90
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