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Average Blood Pressure For Women By Age
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
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
Blood pressure: 100-140 over 70-90.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: I think there may be a typo. 125/5 is not possible. ...Read more
Yes: any BP over 140/89 is high for any age ...Read more
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
Tell us your BP read: There is no one blood pressure which I can quote as the BP often fluctuates with different levels of activity, both physical and mental. Any BP reading taken at rest should not be over 140/90 mm(that would be high BP). But you should have at least 3 BP readings taken on different days before you can be certain if your BP is high or not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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