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What is normal blood pressure for female aged 85 in good health?

What is normal blood pressure for female aged 85 in good health?

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

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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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What is a normal blood pressure for a female adult?

What is a normal blood pressure for a female adult?

Blood pressure: Blood pressure is not constant through the day. We generally do not want to have it be over 140 systolic or 90diastolic more than occasionally. ...Read more

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What causes high blood pressure in a female who was perfectly fine before she gave birth?

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What causes high blood pressure in a female who was perfectly fine before she gave birth?

Pregnancy: It is very common to develop high BP in later months of pregnancy. It usually becomes ok after delivery. ...Read more

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What causes high blood pressure in a female who just gave birth?

What causes high blood pressure in a female who just gave birth?

Pregnancy: High blood pressure can be induced by the pregnancy - either as part of a toxemia (eg pre-eclampsia) or as isolated pregnancy induced hypertension. It generally improves but duration is variable and could last 2 months. Depending on severity , it may require treatment. Follow the advice of you OB or be referred to an internist or nephrologist or cardiologist. ...Read more

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What are the do's and don'ts for a 19 year old unmarried high blood pressure female patient?

What are the do's and don'ts for a 19 year old unmarried high blood pressure female patient?

Care for you: Don't smoke. Maintain healthy weight. Go to aha website and learn about low salt diet. Part is not your fault. High BP at your age is often inherited. I bet you know family members who died too soon. You can change that by caring for yourself and keeping a normal bp. If this is not possible with advice above then start meds. Your np should be less than 135 on top. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is considered high blood pressure for an old female?

What is considered high blood pressure for an old female?

Depends on how old: Optimal blood pressure is under 120/80. Risk for heart disease and stroke begins to rise at 115/75. The elderly are "allowed" a bit higher blood pressure because the arteries may be stiff and not tolerant of 'normal' blood pressure. However, if well tolerated, it's best to stay under 120/80 for life. Allowance in the elderly should be considered by your doctor based on your health. ...Read more

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Is 90/60 blood pressure for 20 yyear old female normal?

Is 90/60 blood pressure for 20 yyear old female normal?

Maybe.: If you feel fine and eat and drink properly, it may be normal for you. If you have fatigue, dizziness, trouble breathing or chest pain, etc., then it may very well be a problem and you need to get seen right away. Have your doc check you out to be sure, if you feel fine to make sure all systems are go! ...Read more

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What is the normal blood pressure for 21 years old female?

What is the normal blood pressure for 21 years old female?

110/70: Thats normal. However, wide variations in "normal" can be seen. I see "normal systolics of 90-140 and diastolics of 50-90. ...Read more

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What can cause high blood pressure in a female who was perfectly fine before pregnancy?

What can cause high blood pressure in a female who was perfectly fine before pregnancy?

Pre-eclampsia maybe: There is a disease of pregnancy called pre-eclampsia or toxemia. It is described as occurring after 20 weeks of pregnancy and it often involves elevated blood pressure (BP) & protein in the urine. This is the most worrisome condition which would be considered as a reason for elevated bp. However elevated BP may be related to other causes also, however it most certainly requires medical assessment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about normal blood pressure for 17 year old female?

Can you tell me about normal blood pressure for 17 year old female?

Good question!: According to the NHLBI* guidelines, a 17 year old female should have a systolic blood pressure (top number) about 108 - 132 and diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) about 64 - 86. see http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/files/docs/guidelines/child_tbl.pdf *NHLBI is the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute ...Read more