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My blood pressure is 120 over 90

A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
That's OK.: As a single measurement, your systolic and diastolic numbers are in acceptable ranges.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Blood pressure: 120/60 is good.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 17 years experience
Well..: At a minimum, your lower BP number is hanging out a little high. 90 is where the high blood pressure window starts. Google bmi calculator to look at t... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Duhaney
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
It depends: The question becomes - is my normal BP readings because of the medication i'm taking or is it normal even off meds? Best for you to discuss with your ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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29 years experience
Ok: 100-140/60-90 is normal range. We treat if average of 6 readings over the course if 10-14 day is above this. However there are exceptions . Talk to do... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 32 years experience
See below: The difference between systolic(top#) and diastolic (bottom) can be used as a measure of vascular stiffness and can be important in valvular heart dis... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moneil Patel
General Practice 18 years experience
Diagnosing high BP: High blood pressure typically requires multiple readings in different areas (not just the doctor's office). If you are not feeling well, then I do r... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
"J curve": There is mounting evidence that reducing blood pressure too much is just as harmful as not treating it. Current guidelines suggest a BP of 60 and.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
No: Listen, that blood pressure is fine. However, it won't stay fine if you smoke, drink too much, eat crap, and don't exercise. Keep it there and you sho... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
Pulse pressure: You are correct that a pulse pressure (pp) of > 60 is bad. However, your systolic BP of 120 is normal. Therefore, at your age of 21, your pp of 60 ... Read More
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