Top
19
Doctor insights on: Blood Pressure 180 100

Share
Dr. Eric Weisman
2 Doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Can someone live and walk around with a blood pressure of 180/100 - 195/110 for years on end?

Can someone live and walk around with a blood pressure of 180/100 - 195/110 for years on end?

Yes: That is why hypertension has been called the silent killer. It can produce symptoms such as headache or shortness of breath but commonly the patient feels well. The first problem could be a heart attack or stroke. That is why it is important to diagnose and treat the problem before the damage is done. ...Read more

3

3
What effect would one baby aspirin have if you take it while you have a high blood pressure, eg 180/100?

Need BP control: Aspirin is anti platelet agent. It helps prevent heart attack and strokes and should help in patients with high BP, but in your case it's more important to see a doctor and get your BP under control. Dr jan. ...Read more

4

4
Quick treatment for high blood pressure 180 over 100 67 years old?

Quick treatment for high blood pressure 180 over 100 67 years old?

See your MD: Lifestyle changes such as weight reduction, salt intake no more than 2gm a day is the first step. Monitor your BP in am and bedtime. Review with your doctor for possible medication. ...Read more

5

5
I have p.K.D. And high blood pressure around 180/100 along with swollen ankles, vomitting, dizziness, and vision trouble. Could it have progressed?

I have p.K.D. And high blood pressure around 180/100 along with swollen ankles, vomitting, dizziness, and vision trouble. Could it have progressed?

Pkd symptoms: PKD generates hi BP. You are taking excellent meds, yet the BP is too high. This reflects progressive cyst growth and crowding. Your symptoms likely reflect CNS effects of high BP, but could reflect rising B urea-N levels and creatinine levels == early uremia. Swollen ankles mean fluid retention - which drives bp higher and also reflects impaired renal excretion. Urgent eval and RX needed! ...Read more

6

6
My blood pressure is 100 180 what type of medicine should take?

My blood pressure is 100 180 what type of medicine should take?

Anti hypertensive: Medications that lower blood pressure are called anti hypertensive. They come from different classes of chemicals and work in a variety of ways. ...Read more

7

7
Hello I am here to ask that my moms blood pressure is 180 over 100 please can you give me any tip on reducing it please I don't wanna loose her?

Hello I am here to ask that my moms blood pressure is 180 over 100 please can you give me any tip on reducing it please I don't wanna loose her?

See your doctor: Yes her blood pressure is too high! Please take her to her doctor for a physical exam and some blood tests so she can start treatment ...Read more

8

8
What causes high blood pressure (100-180), in a 62 years old woman, of weight=127 ibs?

What causes high blood pressure (100-180), in a 62 years old woman, of weight=127 ibs?

Genetics, arteries: Arteries stiffen with age but genes are a major factor. I know a black belt in tae kwon do who was a vegetarian, avoided salt, worked out all of the time--motivated by not wanting to have to take blood pressure pills--had to take them because his family was loaded with people with hypertension and he had the genes. ...Read more

9

9
My stress test was abnormal dr said when I was in the middle of the test my blood pressure drop from 180 to 100 and don't know why nuclear test normal?

My stress test was abnormal dr said when I was in the middle of the test my blood pressure drop from 180 to 100 and don't know why nuclear test normal?

Balanced ischemia!: When the nuclear test is "normal", it means there is no difference in the blood flow to all 3 coronary arteries, what we call "balanced ischemia". Please see my other answer, you need a cardiac catheterization asap! ...Read more

10

10
My blood pressure has rose to 100-180. What should be done?

My blood pressure has rose to 100-180. What should be done?

Hypertension: You need to record your BP three times daily for 1 week. If you have persistent high recordings then you need diet, exercise and medical therapy. ...Read more

11

11
Went for a health check, BP was 180/100 but colestarol was 3.95 and pulse was 40! why could my blood pressure be high?

Cause of high BP: It may not be clear why your BP is so high. Most patients have essential hbp which is caused by non-identifiable causes, others have secondary hbp, caused by a renal artery stenosis or conn's syndrome. If you have any risk factors such as high lipids. Smoking and obesity, losing weight off will help lower your bp. See a doctor and get started on some BP meds asap, as you BP is quite high. ...Read more

12

12
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

14

14
Is a blood pressure of 100/62 good?

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

15

15
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

16

16
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

18

18
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