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Blood Pressure 154 Over 104
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
This morning had Pulse 120 blood pressure 100 / 70. By 5 p.m. have pulse 50 Blood pressure 160 over 90..hex of dvt see other in my hx?
Doesn't sound like: a DVT. Hallmark of DVT is leg swelling and pain, occurring after leg injury or sitting stationary for a long time (like at a casino or on a plane). HR can vary a lot, with stress level, medication timing, & illness of any sort. BP also goes up and down a lot. For example it would be normal for BP to go from 100/70 to 160/90 with exercise. Check out my website CardioGauge.com for heart health ed. ...Read more
GO TO ER!: GO TO THE NEAREST EMERGENCY ROOM WITHOUT DELAY. ...Read more
Start BP Journal: Factors play a roll in this. Your diet, your weight, your genetics. Yes that is high for a 19 year old and the sooner you take control of this the better. COntinue checking your blood pressure often. Eat healthy, exercise as much as you can. Lose weight if you need to. If your pressure continues to be high then see an MD. This could also be a one time finding. Keep a BP journal to see your mean ...Read more
Grandmother on 4 blood pressure medications - still having a fluctuating blood pressure reaching 200/100+. Any ideas?
Add meds.: Keep adding medicines until pressure goes down over time. Give appointments every week. Monitor BP at home. Use Clonidine to lower BP higher than 200/100. Even consider Clonidine patch. Refer her to a hypertension specialist, or to a nephrologist ( kidney). Rule out pheochromocytoma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do you consider blood pressure of 68/52 as Low blood pressure? I'm 23 years old. My mum's blood pressure is 202/95 and she's 56.
Can you help? Thanks
Yes: Yes I would consider that abnormal until proven otherwise. It could be a significant medical problem from the heart to hormones to a number of issues. ...Read more
Why blood pressure fluctuates? At times mine is low 90's over 50's, but also has been 120's over 70's. Heart checked, ok.
Blood pressure: Optimal blood pressure is under 120/80. Various other factors are important in assessing blood pressure readings, including whether you have underlying cardiac disease, diabetes, kidney disease, prior stroke or tia. Your diastolic of 70 is fine, but the systolic BP of 130 is a little higher than optimal. Minimize salt in your diet and maintain a healthy body weight and aerobic exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood pressure 157 over 110. I've lost 60 lbs recently and bike tons. Does extended periods of exercise cause a high reading ?
I had a wellness check up. Triglycerides 170 HDL 57 LDL 81 glucose 84 blood pressure 130 over 80 pulse was 72 total cholesterol 173. Is this good?
Yes: Except your TG could be a bit lower..... ...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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I'm a 40+ yr. type 1 diabetic. Just had blood work w/ albumin 21 and microalbumin 918. HA1C so-so and low blood pressure. Why such a high #?
Diabetes: if DM is not well controlled, could cause kidney to dump the protein in the urine, protein is toxic to the kidney, normal ppl have near zero protein in urine. As the amount of protein increases in the urine the level of protein (Albumin) would decrease because your liver cannot keep up. Get your Diabetes under control, also you might be a candidate for ACE/ARB treatment if your Creat allows that. ...Read more
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