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Dr. Patricia Foster
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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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Is 120/60 a good blood pressure? Is it true that the difference between the two numbers should be around 30-40 to be considered good BP? Thank you!

Is 120/60 a good blood pressure? Is it true that the difference between the two numbers should be around 30-40 to be considered good BP? Thank you!

HTN: See the following link http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0215/p300.html Your BP is good Pulse pressure is SBP minus DBP and 40 is the norm. ...Read more

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Is 120/90 a good blood pressure level for a 48 year old man? What does the 9 represent? Thank you.

Diastolic HTN: 120 is excellent. But the 90 needs to be worked on. It indicates that your diastolic blood pressure is high which means your heart is working against more pressure than it would like to. Minimize salt, try dash diet, exercise, lose weight, don't smoke, and avoid stress and you may be able to get it to around 80 millimeters of mercury where it should be. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 120 over 50, is that good?

My blood pressure is 120 over 50, is that good?

That's OK.: As a single measurement, your systolic and diastolic numbers are in acceptable ranges. ...Read more

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Is amp wheybolic 60 good for blood pressure?

Is amp wheybolic 60 good for blood pressure?

Not approved: That is not an approved treatment for high blood pressure. If you are on prescription medication always check with your doctor before starting any supplements or natural remedies even over the counter! ...Read more

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Why is it that my Blood pressure 90% of the time is 100 systolic/ 60 diastolic? Is that good?

Why is it that my Blood pressure 90% of the time is 100 systolic/ 60 diastolic? Is that good?

Normal: A BP of 100/60 is normal for your age.If you are concerned that it might be too low a standing BP would help. Normally on standing the systolic BP will decrease by 5-10 mm Hg and the diastolic BP will increase by 5-10 mm Hg. If you get lightheaded or dizzy on standing or your systolic BP decreases by 20 mm Hg or more OR your diastolic BP decreases by 10 mm Hg or more your blood pressure is too low ...Read more

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Is 109/70 with a pulse of 60 good blood pressure?

Is  109/70 with a pulse of 60 good blood pressure?

Yes.: A "good" blood pressure is one that supports adequate circulation, and is not high enough to be considered abnormal, generally around 135/80, depending on whether or not you have certain cardiovascular risk factors such as diabetes or coronary heart disease, or kidney disease. If you are having no symptoms such as dizziness (especially upon standing), then your blood pressure is fine. ...Read more

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Is 138/62 a good blood pressure?

Is 138/62 a good blood pressure?

Reasonable: You should try to keep your BP below 140/90. Yours is borderline high, so you should cut out extra salt, and exercise regularly. If that does not improve it, you should be seen to adjust or add an antihypertensive medication. ...Read more

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Is 130/74 a good blood pressure?

Is 130/74 a good blood pressure?

Good: This is good for middle size and big person. For small size person better to have 120/74. If your measurements done in doctor office , this is good. ...Read more

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Is a blood pressure of 100/62 good?

Normal: Such blood pressure reading is considered to be within normal range. ...Read more