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Blood Pressure 130 100
Sir, my blood pressure was 130/100. I started exercise. But still my diastolic component is100 and systolic is 120. Sir, I am worried about 100 reading?
It can be treated: You are correct, the diastolic (bottom number) blood pressure is too high. However, we do not make a diagnosis of high blood pressure with just 1 reading. If it remains elevated (above 90) on future readings than there are a number of lifestyle modifications you can make such as more aerobic exercise, optimal diet with low salt, and weight loss. If that doesn't work you may need medication. ...Read more
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
No: Your diastolic BP is high. You need to see your internist soon to discuss a treatment plan. ...Read more
I'm 27 and for the past 4 weeks I have been experiencing blood pressure of 130-150/85-100, is this concerning?
Is 25mg losartan(cozaar) a low dose? My blood pressure ranges 150-130/90-100 and doctor put me on low dose. Worried about BP going too low.
Take the Losartan: It sounds like you need to take the Losartan. It is a good drug to start with for high blood pressure. At that dose and at your age, it is highly unlikely that your blood pressure will go too low. I would recommend rechecking your blood pressure with your doctor about 6 weeks after starting the Losartan and call if symptoms of lightheadedness occur. You should be fine. ...Read more
In my CT scan it shows that my renal vein is lobed or curled. Will it affect my filtration? My blood pressure is 130-140/90-100 and never goes down.
BP: Blood pressure varies like a circadian rhythm. You have isolated diastolic hypertension. From the existing data, among subjects with isolated diastolic hypertension, no myocardial infarction occurred in those with systolic pressure less than 140 mm hg. But it need to be treated to prevent long term sequelae. If diet control and exercise doesn't work then you might need medical therapy. ...Read more
Elevated Diastolic: The lowest blood pressure that is measured between consecutive heartbeats is known as diastolic blood pressure. The normal diastolic blood pressure is around 80 mm of hg. However, when this pressure increases by even 10 mm of hg, then it is known as diastolic hypertension. This type of hypertension can cause heart disease, like heart attacks, strokes, heart and kidney failure, etc. ...Read more
Blood pressure: 130/80 is normal for today or for 50 years. ...Read more
Blood pressue: 120 systolic is normal, 100 diastolic is too high. ...Read more
OK: If you R not on Blood pressure pills it's OK for a random number. If you are on BP pills you may need them adjusted. Was this taken by machine or stethescope? Machines are notoriously inaccurate. They blow up until systolic is >200 & UR arm hurts & then surprised when numbers high. Smart doctors may discuss a difficult issue in your life & then test pressure, if normal it implies good control. ...Read more
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BP medications...: 55 y/o female asksWhat 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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