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what does the lower blood pressure number mean

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: The diastolic pressure is related to the intravascular volume and the peripheral vascular resistance when the heart is relaxed and not contracting.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: the most likely explanation is completely normal, can't give guarantee from out here but I would not worry about what you report
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
23 years experience Internal Medicine
BP: The top number is the pressure caused by the pumping of your heart. The bottom number is the pressure of your arteries when the heart is at rest.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Haynes
37 years experience Endocrinology
Hypertension: Elevation of either number suggests hypertension (high blood pressure). It is not unusual for the upper (systolic) or lower (diastolic) to go up dispr ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Bottom number: Bottom number is always lower than the upper number.You need to tell us what the upper and lower numbers are.Than only we can answer your question.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
88normal,over90 High: 88 diastolic is normal but if it is over 90 it is high.We also need the systolic BP reading.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
39 years experience Cardiology
Bp: your values are well within normal ranges
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
16 years experience Cardiology
Stiff Vessels: Firstly, the most common scenario is inaccurate measurement. But if that's not the case, it could indicate stiff arteries. There are, however, many ex ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Systolic htn: The top number high is systolic hypertension means need anti inflammatory meds - take essential fatty acids and lower red meat will reduce bp.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Normal: It means you have ideal or perfect or normal blood pressure.
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