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why diastolic blood pressure is high

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood pressure: This is still considered high blood pressure. Are you very stressed? Make sure you are relaxed when taking it, and use different machines for readings ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Borookhim
25 years experience Geriatrics
Since you have : Hypertension i would prefer your blood pressure be in systolic range of 90 to 120 and diastolic of under 75. This can be done by maximizing your medic ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Many options: Physician will MAP out plan & monitor therapies....Fyi systolic BP tends to be of more importance than diastolic.
A female asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: The blood presure is not under good controll. Diastolic of 104 is not optimal.Discuss with doctor monitor BP at home and keep track at the next visit ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Treat it: It's bad.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
2 causes: Aortic insufficiency or an av fistula can cause this type of abnormal physiology. You should see a cardiologist.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: High blood pressure is not normal and ideally needs to be made normal. Low diastolic pressure is ok if it doen't compromise coronary perfusion.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Many don't: High blood pressure is sometimes related to specific definable and fixable issue. However, the majority will eventually be classified as "idiopathic" ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Aging.: As we age vessels become stiffer. Stiffer vessels are associated with this.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Multiple: There could be multiple causes including smoking, diabetes, lack of excercise/obesity, high salt diet. Family history also plays a significant role. D ... Read More
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