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What is an average blood pressure for women?

What is an average blood pressure for women?

Average is hard to : Say but totally normal would be 120/80. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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What is average blood pressure for women in their 50's?

What is average blood pressure for women in their 50's?

120/85: A woman over age 50 should, optimally, have a systolic pressure of, at a minimum, 116; average, 129, and at a maximum, 142. Her diastolic pressure should be 81, at a minimum; 85, average and 89, at a maximum, according to disabledworld.Com. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood pressure for women of age 50 and older?

What is a normal blood pressure for women of age 50 and older?

Lower is better: With aging the elasticity of arteries (as all tissues) decreases resulting in a tendency to higher blood pressures. This is not desirable and higher pressures are not acceptable. It is still best if the blood pressure can be kept to 120/80 or even less. Until symptomatic, lower blood pressure usually is better. ...Read more

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What is normal blood pressure for female aged 85 in good health?

What is normal blood pressure for female aged 85 in good health?

It varies: Blood pressure goals vary from one patient to the other depending whether they have heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease, etc. recent recommendation for the treatment of hypertension have been more lenient. For patient over the age of 60 without other medical problems, blood pressure medication is initiated once the BP is over 150/90. anything below is acceptable as long as it is not too low ...Read more

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What is the average for blood pressure at age 53 for my mum and 23 for me? And when is it considered low and high?

What is the average for blood pressure at age 53 for my mum and 23 for me? And when is it considered low and high?

Cardiology: You are asking for a textbook. The many variables about cardiology would go into really answering your question. That is impossible on this simple app. The best blood pressures are about 120/80 give or take a few numbers. Being lower than that is usually not a disease either. ...Read more

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My brother suddenly blackout and fall unconsciously for few secs. He has an average blood pressure of 150/90 at age 24. This has happened 2 times.

My brother suddenly blackout and fall unconsciously for few secs. He has an average blood pressure of 150/90 at age 24. This has happened 2 times.

Unconscious: Need detailed work up. This could be syncope or absence seizures. Need to rule out cardiac causes like arrhythmias, structural causes, or other causes like autonomic nervous system dysfunction, seizures etc. He has to undergo tests like ambulatory BP monitoring, ekg, echo, tilt table test, 24hr holter monitoring etc. If negative, need neurology work-up. Consult an md. ...Read more

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What is the average age for high blood pressure in males?

What is the average age for high blood pressure in males?

Make it fun!: Your kids can help shop. If they pick out their fruit/veggie, they may be more likely to chomp. Do they have access to a garden? Growing veggies at home or at school shows them the magic of where food comes from plus - super tasty too! ...Read more

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