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Can you have a stroke with normal blood pressure

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Blood pressure: The latest report says that 150/80 is considered normal.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Variable...: Blood pressure increases with age, but normal is universally considered to be 120/80.
Dr. David Malpass
Pediatric Cardiology 34 years experience
Good question: For adults, a normal blood pressure is less than 140/90 mmhg; however, an ideal blood pressure is less than 120/80 mmhg. This is also the goal if you'... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
<120/80: Systolic less than 120 and diastolic less than 80 mm of hg.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Ideal is: 120/80 or less.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 32 years experience
See below: Optimal blood pressure is 120/80. Normal is 130-139/80-90.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Range: 90-110/60-70 would be considered ideal.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Varies with age: There are published standards that have been derived through research.These vary with the age and stature of the child. The "normal" 130/70 expected i... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 32 years experience
See below: A "normal" or optimal blood pressure is 120/80.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
Cardiology 47 years experience
120/80 or less: This standard has been moving. It seems that the lowest pressure that is tolerated is best but generally we prefer less than 120/less than 80. Over 13... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Blood pressure: Normal blood pressure is 120/80 or less. 140/90 or higher is considered hypertension. In between the two is an area called pre-hypertension.