A 24-year-old female asked:
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blood pressure of 118/90 and then again in 3-4 minutes 112/82. why was the bottom number so high? on an off dizziness. anxiety. high pulse 80-130.

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: BP varies throughout the day and differences like you saw are normal variation. Patients with anxiety typically have labile blood pressure and pulse rate.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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