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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Campbell
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Elevated BP: Hypertension is defined as blood pressure above 140/90 (either value). Normal BP is considered 120/80 with pre-hypertension as 120-140/80-90. For pre- ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
> 140/90: Blood pressure which is elevated to greater than 140/90 on average is defined as hypertension. Initial treatment is to avoid things that might elevate ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
High blood pressure: For an adult, a blood pressure of >135 systolic (the top number) or >85 (the bottom number), when taken at rest and averaged over multiple readings a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hypertension: Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. A reading higher than 140/90 is considered hypertension, but 120/80 is considered a desirabl ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience in General Practice
High blood pressure: High blood pressure, which is also referred to as HBP, or hypertension, is when your blood pressure, which is the force of blood flowing through your ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hypertension. : Hypertension is a condition where in your blood pressure numbers are chronically elevated, which can lead to problems with the heart, blood vessels to ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hypertension. : Hypertension is a condition where in your blood pressure numbers are chronically elevated, which can lead to problems with the heart, blood vessels to ... Read More
A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Hypertension : This is a medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. This can lead to both short term and long term compl ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience in Cardiology
Hypertension: There are several medical causes of hypertension such as renal artery stenosis, hyperthyroidism, but most often the cause is unknown often called esse ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Ususally none: Which is a huge part of the problem. In extreme cases patients will often note headache.
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