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Dr. James Dukelow
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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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Current Blood Pressure: 144/80, 100 - 110bpm, It used to be 122/65, 85 - 90 BPM last year. Why? I did have anxiety for a while does that explain it

Current Blood Pressure: 144/80, 100 - 110bpm, It used to be 122/65, 85 - 90 BPM last year. Why? I did have anxiety for a while does that explain it

Possibility: While anxiety can change BP I wonder if you are taking a new medication. That can influence bp, as well as weight differences. Talk to your MD to work with you to understand the cause while it is still at this range
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T4=0, 91 tsh, T3 ok.7th day of therapy (levothyroxine25mg, liothyronine2mcg).My blood pressure is 100/65.Usually120/80.Can therapy decrease pressure?

T4=0, 91 tsh, T3 ok.7th day of therapy (levothyroxine25mg, liothyronine2mcg).My blood pressure is 100/65.Usually120/80.Can therapy decrease pressure?

NO: And you should not be measuring BP yourself unless instructed and taught by physician or nurse.
By the way: both BP you describe are normal. Taking your BP too often will only cause anxiety.
Quit doing that, and spend your time in more fruitful activities: exercise regularly! ...Read more

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Blood pressure 100 over 70 ok?

Normal range: It is within normal range for most adults and would be ok especially if not associated with symptoms of low blood pressure. ...Read more

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Is a blood pressure of 100/62 good?

Normal: Such blood pressure reading is considered to be within normal range. ...Read more

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Is 167 over 100 high for blood pressure?

Is 167 over 100 high for blood pressure?

Yes: Persistent BP over 150 systolic and/or 90 diastolic needs to be treated with lifestyle changes and/or medicines if necessary. Remember that your blood pressure elevation is unlikely to cause any symptoms. Get it rechecked and monitored regularly. ...Read more

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What does blood pressure of 172/100 indicate?

What does blood pressure of 172/100 indicate?

Blood pressure: 170/100 is hypertension and a visit to the physician for diagnosis and therapy would be indicated. ...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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Need help. Is 100/20 blood pressure normal for human?

Blood pressure: The diastolic pressure of 20 would be distinctly abnormal and unlikely to be seen in a living person. It takes a reasonable diastolic pressure to perfuse the coronary arteries and 20mmhg would be cutting it very close. ...Read more

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What can cause my blood pressure to be too low? Example 100/66; 93/65;

What can cause my blood pressure to be too low? Example 100/66; 93/65;

BP medications...: 55 y/o female asks, What can cause my BP to be too low? Example 100/66, 93/65. Technically, those numbers are not too low with <120/90 being normal. That said, BP medications themselves are the commonest causes of low BP for age. But a host of Endocrine & metabolic disorders;low thyroid, low Adrenal function, diuretics, low salt diet and more can also do it. To prevent Syncope/Falls best see MD. ...Read more

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Is blood pressure 108/80 good? And how low of a blood pressure too low?

Is blood pressure 108/80 good? And how low of a blood pressure too low?

That's fine: Young females tend to have lower blood pressure. Some people may have blood pressure's 90/60 and feel fine. The main concern is the development of dizziness, weakness or fatigue. Occasional dizziness with standing may be normal, as long as dizziness passes within a minute or so. Go to er if passing out, or persistent dizziness. ...Read more

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I check my blood pressure 3 times today and I got 125/80, 130/75, 137/80?

I check my blood pressure 3 times today and I got 125/80, 130/75, 137/80?

See below: Blood pressure is best taken first thing, before getting out of bed. Repeated readings on oneself may show rising blood pressure due to anxiety, exertion during the day and psyching yourself out. The first reading is likely to be the most accurate.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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What does it mean to have a blood pressure of 150/100? How serious is it?

Depends: A single elevated blood pressure reading is meaningless because blood pressure can go up for a number of reasons including pain and anxiety. Chronically elevated blood pressure needs to be addressed because it can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys an brain. ...Read more

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What r reasons for blood pressure fluctuations between 170/110 and 190/100?

What r reasons for blood pressure fluctuations between 170/110 and 190/100?

Hypertension: The blood pressure varies depending on the activity level, nevertheless both readings are dangerously high and need to be treated immediately! You are at risk of a stroke, kidney failure, heart problems, etc. ...Read more