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Dr. Warren Foster
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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Hello my mom is 50 years old, her high blood pressure is 10 and low blood pressure is 6 .is that normal?

Hello my mom is 50 years old, her high blood pressure is 10 and low blood pressure is 6 .is that normal?

Normal Not = Healthy: Normal only means Average. The numbers entered are not compatible with life. Be aware that most BP readings (especially all the digital gauges) are quite inaccurate & far less reliable than humans; just estimations; only represent a single heart beat for each number; from different heart beats. BP is hidden internal behavior which we adjust constantly, moment by moment. Read values yourself! ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 102/69 is this ok?

My blood pressure is 102/69 is this ok?

Yes: As long as you are not on blood pressure meds, it is fine. If you are on these meds, speak with your doctor about reducing the dose. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 141/66. Is this ok?

My blood pressure is 141/66. Is this ok?

Little high: Normal BP is 130/80, high 140/90. In between is high normal. Lifestyle changes including exercise, salt restriction dash diet should help. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 134/94, is this normal?

That reading is a: Wee bit elevated. However, get a series of blood pressure readings before jumping to conclusions about hypertension. ...Read more

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What's recommendation if my diastolic blood pressure is high (80-90) but systolic blood pressure is normal (115-125)?

What's recommendation if my diastolic blood pressure is high (80-90) but systolic blood pressure is normal (115-125)?

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 medications and also exercise and dietary changes that result in weight loss. Good luck. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 67/66 & my heartrate is 105 is that normal?

My blood pressure is 67/66 & my heartrate is 105 is that normal?

High heart rate ?BP: A heart rate of 105 at rest is high. Some of the causes include deconditionong, obesity, diabetes, anxious disposition, anemia, smoking, hyperactive thyroid, dehydration, fever, certain medications such as vasodilators or a heart rhythm abnormality to name a few. A blood pressure of 67/66 is an incorrect measurement. If you mean 167/66 it is high and needs to be addressed. ...Read more

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6 weeks pregnant. Blood pressure is 131/65. Pulse is 107. What does this mean? High blood pressure?

No it is not high: The systolic BP is borderline and diastolic is ok.I will not call it high blood pressure but it need to be monitored. ...Read more

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My B12 blood level is 154, is this low?

My B12 blood level is 154, is this low?

Very low: Yes, that is a very low B12 level. You will almost certainly feel much better when you get it up- try to raise it to at least 600. Unless you are following a vegan diet you're probably not absorbing B12 and it would be best to get B12 shots, ideally methylcobalamin or hydroxycobalamin. See http://bit.Ly/1607tg3 and http://www.Naturalnews.Com/027045_vitamin_b12_cyanocobalamin_methylcobalamin.Html. ...Read more

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Is it normal for blood pressure to fluctuate?

Is it normal for blood pressure to fluctuate?

BP variation: Yes. BP changes with every heart beat. This is controlled by many systems in your body. The goal of this regulation is to keep blood flow to your brain constant. BP tends to go down when you go to sleep and be higher in AM than PM. Best way to learn this in yourself is to take your own BP and observe. It is normal for it to vary by at least 40/20 around the clock. ...Read more

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Is a blood pressure of 100/60 normal or is it low?

Is a blood pressure of 100/60 normal or is it low?

Low normal: It is low and is normal for some people and as long as it is not causing any ill effects like lightheaded mess/dizziness you do not need any treatment.It is more common in athletes and active people. ...Read more

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Is this low blood pressure?

Is this low blood pressure?

"Low" is semantic: "normal" blood pressure is an arbitrary thing--i.e. Lower cutoffs of 100 systolic, 60 diastolic were created b/c above these are where the vast majority of people fall. However, many healthy people, as well as some people with heart or liver disease who are perfectly stable, have BP in the 80-90s range. The main point is if it is a change from your personal baseline, and whether you have symptoms. ...Read more

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Help docs! my blood pressure is 187/102 is this high?

Blood pressure: Your blood pressure is too high, you need to see a doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more