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Is 133/67 good bp? Is the diastolic low?

Is 133/67 good bp? Is the diastolic low?

Probably: I would like to see your blood pressure below 120 systolic at your age. If this measurement is the same on more than 2 occasions, you should consider measuring your own BP at home periodically since you are at risk of developing high blood pressure as you get older. Do note that blood pressure measured at the doctor's office tend to be higher, a condition known as "white coat hypertension.". ...Read more

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I'm 19, male, 5'11", 170lb. My bp is 130/51. Is my diastolic too low? I feel fine.

I'm 19, male, 5'11", 170lb. My bp is 130/51. Is my diastolic too low? I feel fine.

BP: Your systolic is fine. You just want to be sure there's no aortic insufficiency to account for it. If not present, then its fine. ...Read more

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What does a high systolic, but low diastolic BP for my 6 month old means?

What does a high systolic, but low diastolic BP for my 6 month old means?

?: It depends on how marked it is - it may be nothing. But the pathologic cause, if there is one, is an AV (arterial-venous) fistua (abnormal communication). ...Read more

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What causes low diastolic but high systolic?

What causes low diastolic but high systolic?

Wide pulse pressure: High systolic and low diastolic pressure is seen with aortic valve insufficiency and sometimes other conditions. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if your systolic is high and your diastolic is low?

What exactly does it mean if your systolic is high and your diastolic is low?

=Wide Pulse Pressure: The difference between the systolic and diastolic pressure is the pulse pressure.

A widened value, such as you are describing, may be due to a variety of causes such as aortic valve regurgitation, atherosclerosis, hyperthyroidism, an av malformation, head trauma, or medications. ...Read more

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Is there a problem if I have a pt with high systolic 155, and low diastolic 49?

Is there a problem if I have a pt with high systolic 155, and low diastolic 49?

140/90 normal: Systolic < 140 (130 for diabetics) diastolic <90 (80 for diabetics). ...Read more

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What is more worrisome? Low systolic or diastolic? My reading are 88/52. And what that's number indicated?

What is more worrisome? Low systolic or diastolic? My reading are 88/52. And what that's number indicated?

Symptoms?: I would not be worried if you don't have any symptoms. If you feel faint, dizzy, nauseated, then I would be worried. Both numbers are important but only if you have symptoms. ...Read more

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Is the diastolic to low in a BP of 127/57? Pulse rate 54 to low?

Is the diastolic to low in a BP of 127/57? Pulse rate 54 to low?

Not necessarily: Diastolic measurement is likely inaccurate with ambulatory machine so follow the systolic measurement. ...Read more

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Systolic BP tends to go high but normal diastolic usually. Doctors have trouble treating as it drops my diastolic too low any ideas?

Systolic BP tends to go high but normal diastolic usually. Doctors have trouble treating as it drops my diastolic too low any ideas?

Low diastolic BP: Does usually cause significant problems & begs the question if why you have a wide pulse pressure. Have you had an echocardiogram to rule out significant aortic valve insufficiency? ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are the main causes of low diastolic bloodpressure?

Help please? I want to know what are the main causes of low diastolic bloodpressure?

With nl systolic?: I assume you mean with a normal systolic pressure? The only two I can think of are severe aortic insufficiency and a large arteriovenous (AV) fistula. We'll see if other Healthtap Doctors can think of others? ...Read more

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Took bp at home with electronic machine. Battery was low and died right after results of 120/101. Never have a diastolic that high from low battery?

Took bp at home with electronic machine. Battery was low and died right after results of 120/101. Never have a diastolic that high from low battery?

Buy a new battery!!!: If battery was low & died, ignore that reading & stop worrying about weird/strange numbers. Instead, go buy a new battery & proceed from there. No need to speculate on impact of low/dead battery. Don't forget to rest at least 5min before checking. Repeat at least twice more then average these 3 readings. Get to know your baseline at specific time of day. Then repeat at different time. Review w/doc ...Read more

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Toprol (metoprolol) XL 50mg upped to 150mg, 100 morning 50, bedtime. Took morning dose for first time today and BP is 116/45 pulse 55. Is diastolic too low?

No: Typically if your diatolic is 40 or less I will start getting concerned. As long as you do not have symptoms you can cont with current dose of toprol (metoprolol) with BP of 116/45 and hr of 55. ...Read more

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What can low diastolic pressure mean?

What can low diastolic pressure mean?

Not much: A lower diastolic number means nothing unless it's less than what's expected to be normal for a particular patient, based in overall health and age. ...Read more

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How can I treat low diastolic pressure?

Placebo 10mg: Low diastolic pressure is, generally speaking, good. It means your vessels have high compliance. At 25, you're probably in good shape. If you're worried, see your doc. ...Read more

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When is diastolic pressure normally low?

When is diastolic pressure normally low?

In the elderly: Hello livk --
diastolic pressure is commonly lower as we get older -- partly due to the increased stiffness of the vessel and low volume reserve.
However, please note that diastolic pressure is rarely accurate using the automated home BP machine -. ...Read more

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What is considered too low for diastolic pressure?

What is considered too low for diastolic pressure?

Depends: "too low" implies that it is a problem. 70 is lower than average but would not raise an eyebrow. 50-60 is unusual and would lead me to think, why? If you feel well it is probably not a problem. But if the diastolic pressure is on the low side, I would consider things that might cause that even if the patient is well. Leaking of the aortic valve for instance can cause a low diastolic pressure. ...Read more

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What is an acceptable low diastolic pressure level?

60 mmHg: The normal diastolic pressure for adults is 80mmhg. Can be considered acceptable from 70 to 85 mmhg. Higher than that is prehypertension. Lowr than 70 mmhg is common normal finding in patients older than 70 years old. Diastolic blood pressure lower than 60 mmhg in adults younger than 65yo raises the ssupicion of valvular problems. ...Read more

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How low does a person's diastolic pressure have to be to be considered too low?

Probably not: A low diastolic blood pressure with a normal diastolic blood pressure often is of no significance. In some people, their blood pressure sounds can be heard all the way down to 0 when nothing is wrong. A large difference between systolic and diastolic pressures (wide pulse pressure) may indicate aortic regurgitation, however. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a systolic pressure is normal and the diastolic is low? 126/60

What does it mean if a systolic pressure is normal and the diastolic is low? 126/60

Normal: Don't worry, this is common and normal to see. Oftentimes automated blood pressure cuffs have difficulty in finding an accurate diastolic BP (the lower number). A wide difference (>80) between the systolic and diastolic pressures would be abnormal and worth investigation. ...Read more

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What is the reason for low diastolic pressure and how can it be treated?

What is the reason for low diastolic pressure and how can it be treated?

Diastolic pressure: Low diastolic pressure relates to the peripheral vascular resistance, the intravascular volume and the integrity of the aortic valve. Any variable that changes one of these factors can relate to low diastolic pressure. ...Read more

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How can I keep my diastolic number low when checking my own blood pressure?

How can I keep my diastolic number low when checking my own blood pressure?

Treat hypertension: If you have hypertension, either systolic or diastolic, be sure you follow a low sodium diet, exercise and be in ideal body weight. If you need medicines: Take them REGULARLY. There are NO shortcuts
IF you are going to measure your BP be sure you use the right technique after resting for a few minutes and do it with reliable BP machine. Trust your doctors ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a high systolic number and low diastolic number for blood pressure?

Is it normal to have a high systolic number and low diastolic number for blood pressure?

Common, not normal: Many possible causes. Frequently part of aging effects on arteries, making them less flexible. It commonly happens with anxiety, pain, strenuous exertion. It should not always be like this when tested. There are medications that work well for this type of high blood pressure. If either systolic and diastolic number stay high, there is risk for heart attack and stroke, and both need treatment. ...Read more

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I am 21 and have high systolic (148 +) and low diastolic (35-40) blood pressure, what does this mean?

Abnormal BP: That blood pressure is abnormal especially for one so young. Verify that your BP apparatus is functioning properly. If indeed that is your true blood pressure two things come to mind: aortic insufficiency which is a back flow of blood across the aortic valve or severe anaemia. Please see your doctor about your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Would a low diastolic at exercise cause lower coronary perfusion? Say 120/50 or 120/40? Comparing to 120/80 etc?

Would a low diastolic at exercise cause lower coronary perfusion? Say 120/50 or 120/40? Comparing to 120/80 etc?

No: Coronary blood flow depends on the caliber of the blood vessels as well as the pressure. This is a good BP for anyone. How you feel is important too. ...Read more

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He has a wide range of blood pressure readings from both high range to low range on both diastolic and systolic. He occasionally passes out.

He has a wide range of blood pressure readings from both high range to low range on both diastolic and systolic. He occasionally passes out.

Syncope: Syncope needs a Workup. At least a history and physical to start with. Can provide in depth answers with more info. ...Read more

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I have isolated systolic hypertension of 150/70. All meds I've tried push the diastolic too low (<60). Which med lowers systolic but not diastolic?

I have isolated systolic hypertension of 150/70. All meds I've tried push the diastolic too low (<60). Which med lowers systolic but not diastolic?

None: Don't concern yourself with the diastolic number. It will come down with the systolic pressure. Some people have a diastolic pressure of zero and are fine. (the diastolic isn't really 0 - it's that our indirect method of measurement (using a cuff) isn't able to accurately measure true central diastolic pressure). ...Read more

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What is the best medicine to treat isolated systolic hypertension? My systolic elevates but diastolic is perfect. Other meds dropped diastolic too low

What is the best medicine to treat isolated systolic hypertension? My systolic elevates but diastolic is perfect. Other meds dropped diastolic too low

SYSTOLIC HYPERTENSIO: First and foremost, lifestyle changes should be instituted which include salt restriction, physical exercise, weight reduction, and limiting alcohol consumption. Regarding medication, ace inhibitors or arb's (angiotensin receptor blockers) are often prescribed for systolic hypertension with a goal of keeping the diastolic pressure above 70. Losartan which you take is an arb. ...Read more