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What is a healthy blood pressure range?

What is a healthy blood pressure range?

Varies: There's no one size fits all in medicine , but as a general rule blood pressures with systolic (top) of less than 130 and bottom less than 80 ( diastolic) is considered acceptable. Some recommend 110 over70 as ideal. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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Blood pressure of 154/84 is normal range?

Blood pressure of 154/84 is normal range?

High Blood Pressure: Good morning your current blood pressure is very high and not so safe. The ideal for a man is to be around 120s over the 70s... ...Read more

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What is a normal range for blood pressure?

What is a normal range for blood pressure?

Has changed: When i started out, we said your age plus one hundred for the systolic. Then we said lower than 140/90. Studies have shown pretty much that the lower the better if you feel well so that even lower than 120/80 which is frequently quoted as the normal blood pressure might be preferred. If you have diabetes, even more important to be on the low side as kidney failure is delayed with tight BP control. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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What is the optimal range for blood pressure levels?

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What is the optimal range for blood pressure levels?

Less than 120/80: Normal blood pressure (BP) is less than 120/80 for all adults. While we don't treat most unless repeated BP greater than 140/90, we won't treat elderly (older than 60yo) until greater than 150/90 on 2 or more occasions. With that said, recent studies show no benefit to driving BP down below 120/80. Instead, taking enough meds to drop below 140/90 (or 150/90 if older) is fine. Don't forget lifestyl ...Read more

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Im 26 what is the normal range of blood pressure for me ?

Im 26 what is the normal range of blood pressure for me ?

Less than 120/80: Your systolic pressure should be below 120 and diastolic below 80. If it is lower than these and you do not have symptoms, it is still normal. ...Read more

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How high can yr blood pressure be and still be in a safe range?

Varies: Alot depends on the chronic ity of the BP elevation. If acute, sudden rise in bp, there will often be associated symptoms of head ache, mental status changes, chest pain, or shortness of breath. If chronic exposure to high BP is present, then less symptoms are likely to be seen despite similarly high BP readings. ...Read more

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What is the normal range of a child with regards to blood pressure?

Age and height: One must know the age and height to accurately say. See http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/guidelines/hypertension/child_tbl.Htm. ...Read more