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Effect Of Age On Blood Pressure
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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No: I think there may be a typo. 125/5 is not possible. ...Read more
Yes: any BP over 140/89 is high for any age ...Read more
Hi I just wanna ask about blood pressure coz my BP is 100/70 is it normal at age of 24 or its low?
Is it okay to get a blood pressure rating of 140 - 70 at my age? (checking just after sitting around)
High blood pressure: Your blood pressure is lowest before you get out of be in the morning and generally highest before dinner in the evening. Consistent blood pressure of 140/70 is considered as high blood pressure and at least needs to be repeated and taken again in the manner described above. Once the diagnosis of high blood pressure is determined appropriate referral and treatment may be indicated ...Read more
Dear dr my age is 29 and my blood pressure level always high upto 130/95, what is your kind advice for me?
Given my age and weight, why is my blood pressure 176/100? What should I do to lower it and how dangerous is just ignoring it?
A problem: A b/p consistantly over 140/90 is considered a problem and should be reduced. Recently, the levels of b/p considered a problem have been decreasing, and generally the lower the better(within reason). Discuss with your doctor ways to lower your b/p such as lifestyle changes, diet, or medication. ...Read more
I am 61 years of age took my blood pressure this morning and it was 98/75 then I took it the second time and it was 104 /78 is this too low?
Many factors of BP: There are countless factors, including emotional, environmental, dietary, and internal that effect blood pressure. These readings are considered in a normal range but may be abnormal compared with your personal normals. They can be heavily effected if you are taking medication to control blood pressure. If feeling weakness, dizziness, chest pain, shortness of breath seek medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is optimization value of blood pressure for man .The age 49 .What update medicine to reduce blood pressure where my blood pressure about 150/95?
Blood pressure : Target close to 120/80, for medication talk to your doctor. ...Read more
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Generally : An acceptablle blood pressure is less than 140/90. However depending on other factors such as diabetes or chronic kidney disease the targets might be lower. Still some controversy/confusion in this regard. Best advice is to see your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say?: Blood pressure elevations occur for many different reasons. Diet, habits, medications, drugs, tobacco, recreationals, weight gain, stress, alcohol, issues with your kidneys, vessels, hormones, tumors and the like. If you have elevations of blood pressure, don't be like 50 million americans and don't get treated! get seen, get evaluated and get properly treated! ...Read more
140/85 or LESS: Your BP should be 140/85 or less at rest. It is normal for it to go up with activity and stress. You should check your BP after resting for 5 min. Females typically have low bp. I would not worry about low numbers unless you feel tired or dizzy. Young, skinny, healthy females typically have BP of 90/60 without problems. ...Read more
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