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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
BP: At 19 you should see your Doctor and be checked to be sure whether you really have high BP and if you do what the cause might be and treatment.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Routine BP Test: Yes it is a routine in hospitals, doctors office most of the time.You know most of the time hypertension is diagnosed, as most of the people who have ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
OK to EAT BEFORE BP: Yes it is ok as long as you have not consumed meal containig lot of salt.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Bp: 134/63 is normal.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
Heart work: Every visit to the doctor should include a measure of blood pressure. We see how high pressure is both during and between each beat of the heart. This ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
42 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: In most patients a high sodium diet causes the BP to rise. Eating a meal high in salt can cause the BP to go up. This effect is increased in patients ... Read More
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Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Relax and calm down: Rest relax calm down for reading to bbe taken.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Systolic ; diastolic: The top number (systolic) is the pressure reading when the heart pumps and pushed blood through the arteries. The bottom number (diastolic) is the pre ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
A deep breath: Before taking a blood pressure reading, one can take a slow deep breath or two, relax a moment, and imagine a calm and pleasant scene (such as sitting ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
BP: The systolic (top) number is the pressure generated by the force of your left ventricle during contraction (systole). The diastolic (bottom) number ... Read More

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