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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Fuehrer
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
See a doctor: Have your blood pressure checked during an office visit with your physician. Importantly, you should be sitting quietly for 5 minutes prior to having ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Curren
13 years experience Cardiology
Guidelines: Physicians typically choose blood pressure medications based on the recommendations of jnc 7, which is a collection of recommendations from national e ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal blood : Pressure range: systolic- 100-130. Diastolic-60-85. High BP would be higher than 130/85. Low blood pressure would be lower than 100/60. But this may ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes any one can: High blood pressure is a common medical condition and 67 million adults 31%have high blood pressure, that is 1in3 american adults.Anyone including chi ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
45 years experience Cardiology
Don't wait: Unless very high, blood pressure is a silent killer. It damages the blood vessels to the brain, heart, kidneys and strains the heart muscle. By the ti ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood pressure : Healthy living is the best way to maintain normal blood pressure. Avoid smoking, excessive salt, sugar, fatty animal products. Sleep well-speak to you ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
38 years experience General Surgery
120: 120/80 is considered normal.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Get bp checked: High blood pressure is a silent killer over time.You may or may not have symptoms.Get your bp checked.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chintan Harish kumar
10 years experience Family Medicine
Doctor’s appointment: Please set up an appointment to see your doctor so that they can evaluate your blood pressure and provide any medications if necessary. It would help ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
High Blood Pressure: The only way to know whether or not you have high blood pressure is to get checked. To get the diagnosis of hypertension or high blood pressure see a ... Read More

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