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Blood Pressure Is Normally Greater In Your
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
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
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
How much can your blood pressure rise when you are sick? If i normally have a BP of 120/82 and it is 150/100 when I am sick, i'd that ok or no?
Normal: Perfectly normal. Congrats!Get a more detailed answer ›
If you measure your blood pressure every day 3 times and you get a reading of 170/100 only once, but normally 140/90. Do you need medical attention?
Recheck the pressure: If your blood pressure truly is 65/50 you should be seen immediately. You should also have a fast heart, feel very weak, dizzy, sweaty, nauseous and not likely be able to check your own pressure or sit and type out a question. The pressure and heart rate needs to be rechecked and if somehow it really is that low call emergency services and do not try to drive. ...Read more
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
How soon upon waking can you take your blood pressure? Is it normally a little higher upon waking?
Normally : More elevated first thing in morning due to effects of cortisol. ...Read more
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