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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
See below: The pressure inside the arteries is too high. The systolic pressure is that when the heart contracts and the diastolic is the pressure when the heart ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
A few causes: High blood pressure in teenagers is increasingly caused by the same problems that cause high blood pressure in adults. Sedentary lifestyle, poor diet ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
High blood pressure is a risk factor for:: Abdominal aortic aneurysm, Age related macular degeneration, Aortic dissection, Aortic regurgitation, Atrioventricular block, Bell's palsy, Brain an ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Normal values: The normal blood pressure ranges for infants at 6-12 months of age are as follows: systolic (high number) 85-128 (average 102) mmhg diastolic (low ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
High BP: More than 130/80 mm hg is abnormal blood pressure.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen L Roth
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Pathophysiologic: There are averages and no absolutely fixed blood pressure numbers. Whether a blood pressure is too high or low derpends on the health of the individua ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
DM HBP: What is high blood pressure DM? How it is related to renal failure? ANS: prob means high blood pressure due to diabetes. It is the major reason kidney ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Anything greater than 140/90.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: Blood pressure over 140/90 is considered high blood presssure.
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
140/90: The american heart association has recommended guidelines to define normal and high blood pressure. Normal blood pressure less than 120/80 pre-hyper ... Read More
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