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If my blood pressure is normally 95/70 is it bad when it is 88/45?

If my blood pressure is normally 95/70 is it bad when it is 88/45?

No problem!: People are often concerned that their blood pressure is too low. There is no cause for concern if you are not light headed or dizzy! if the pressure is so low that blood is not getting to your brain, you will get dizzy, and then it is a problem! ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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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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My blood pressure is normally 105/10. Right now my BP is 142/108. Is this cause for concern?

My blood pressure is normally 105/10. Right now my BP is 142/108. Is this cause for concern?

Check cuff: First, double check the cuff you are using. You can do this by verifying it at your doctors this week. The systolic (top number) is fair, but the diastolic (bottom number) is a little too high, even short term. You should avoid caffeine and other stimulants. I think you may have mis-typed your normal diastolic measurement. Go to er if short of breath, chest pain, dizzy. ...Read more

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Is blood pressure of 124/66 OK? My blood pressure is normally 110 /74. I'm feeling edgy and wired right now at 2 am.

Is blood pressure of 124/66 OK?  My blood pressure is normally 110 /74. I'm feeling edgy and wired right now at 2 am.

Normal: Normal is anything less than 140/90. You have quite a way to go. Being edgy and wired can increase your BP a little. ...Read more

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Does blood pressure normally drop at night?

Does blood pressure normally drop at night?

Yes: But not by a whole lot. This graph here might be of some use.... http://www.medicographia.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/271.jpg. ...Read more

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Which position is blood pressure normally the highest and lowest?

Which position is blood pressure normally the highest and lowest?

Positional BP: When taking blood pressure readings from various positions, normally, the blood pressures will be quite close after time has elapsed. If blood pressures are taken right after a position change, the following will be likely: typically the lying blood pressure will be the highest, followed by the sitting bp, and the standing will be the lowest. These differences are magnified in certain situations. ...Read more