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209/123 blood pressure?

209/123 blood pressure?

UNCONTROLLED: Hypertension. Seek medical attention asap.

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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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 blood pressure?

What is blood pressure?

Force needed: Blood pressure is the amount of force generated to propel the blood down the vessels to the point they reach their destination.It is usually reported in how high in millimeters a column of mercury would be displaced by the registered pressure. ...Read more

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My blood pressure increase?

My blood pressure increase?

Many possibilities: Salt in your diet. Normal fluctuation. Were you totally at rest when it was measured? Was your arm at heart-height? Is your cuff accurate? Are there foods interfering with your medications (if you're on any?) have you gained weight? Are you on any new med? Are you stressed? Have you slept well? If none of the above, just treat it and get it down to normal to reduce your risks. ...Read more

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My blood presure 13o by 9o?

My blood presure 13o by 9o?

Not bad: In the absence of early heart disease or diabeties at 40 yo you don't have to be too aggressive. It would be nice to see you down around 115/75 and you should first focus on weight loss if appropriate, exercise and reduced sodium diet. Good luck, the fact that you are asking means you are already ahead of the pack in treating it. ...Read more

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How to check blood pressure?

Blood pressure: See a health care provider or try one of the machines at the local pharmacy. ...Read more

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How to lower blood pressure?

How to lower blood pressure?

Healthy lifestyle: Assuming that you don't want to take medications, or don't need medications, the best advice is to 1) exercise regularly (daily), 2) lose weight if overweight, 3) eat healthy. Search "dash diet." some people can also avoid hypertension if they eat a low salt diet. ...Read more

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Blood pressure problem signs?

Blood Pressure Signs: Hypertension is often known as the 'silent' disease. It can be very high for a very long time without causing any noticeable symptoms. But, common symptoms of high blood pressure include headaches, fatigue, chest pain, irregular heart rhythms, sometimes shortness of breath. It is wise to always know where your blood pressure is and to keep track of it. ...Read more

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Is 181/100 blood presure bad?

Is 181/100 blood presure bad?

Yes: That is definitely not good especially if it's in that range consistently. Normal blood pressure is a max of 130/85. In your case, the systolic (top number) and diastolic (bottom number) are both high which makes it potentially doubly serious. You should have it rechecked by your doctor right away and started on medication if warranted. ...Read more