A 28-year-old female asked:
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what does it mean to have a lil high top number and a lil low bottom number in blood pressure ? what is normal range?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
How do you feel?: "low blood pressure" is a pop diagnosis . The numbers (top is highest it gets when the heart beats, bottom is lowest when the heart relaxes) need only be high enough to keep the blood flowing around your body. Stop worrying about "normal ranges" and ask the real question -- is your body working?
Answered on Aug 6, 2020

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