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My Blood Pressure Is 147 95
Family practice : Avoid salt , exercise regularly , lose some weight if needed. See your dr get checked out. ...Read more
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
Blood pressure is 147/86, 19 years old and 200 lbs. I exercise 5 times a week (3 days heavyweights & 2 days cardio) what are my risks, and causes?
High BP: The blood pressure listed is high. If remains high it should be treated. In the long term, untreated hypertension would increase risk of heart and vascular disease, kidney disease, stroke, etc. Try weight loss and low salt diet. If not improved then see you doctor to discuss treatment. ...Read more
BP: Make sure you are using the correct size cuff and in an environment that is calming. Often taking a home BP is best. Record your values and see your doctor. All the best. ...Read more
BP/Pacemaker: Blood pressure (BP) is too high. Goal is ~120/80 - need additional meds to lower your bp. With pacer the heart rate may be "normal" if the pacemaker is sensing/tracking your own organic pacemaker, which at your age i suspect that it is, and this would be a normally functioning pacer. Otherwise, the sensor in your pacemaker may have been set too high. ...Read more
Several options: Elevated blood pressure such as you have described is usually first treated with lifestyle modification, such as avoiding caffeine, cutting down on sodium, getting adequate exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight. If those measures are not adequate, then it is often necessary to take blood pressure medication. Check with your doctor to discuss which treatment options are best for you. ...Read more
Depends on History: "normal" blood pressure is estimated at 120/80. A blood pressure of 133/95 is not necessarily that high, but its severity depends on any preexisting medical conditions you may have. Diabetic patients or those with a history of heart conditions, for example, usually have a higher baseline blood pressure than people without any medical history. ...Read more
Blood pressure: The upper number of 147 is a little on the high side, but not terribly so. The fact that the numbers are odd numbers suggests to me that the pressure was measured with an automatic cuff. Manual BP readings are more accurate, and in any event one should not decide too much on the basis of a single reading. Multiple readings taken over time are more useful. ...Read more
See doc: Check with a doctor. This may need treatment and certainly warrants evaluation. Cut back salt. Lose weight. Keep a blood pressure diary for a month. Check it at scheduled times, 3 times a week (one during the morning, one evening, one afternoon) not based on how you are feeling. Sit for 20 to 30 minutes before taking it, and don't have caffeine for an hour before taking it. ...Read more
Yes: For your age that is a high reading. Having said that, blood pressure & pulse fluctuate with activity and times of day and even from one day to the next or from one arm to the other. Best to keep a daily record for a few days and make an appointment with your GP with the readings written down. Your practitioner will decide if treatment is indicated and may try changes like loosing weight first. ...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?
Why is it i can go days with perfect blood pressure, 115/70 hr 65 70 and then out of the blue my BP another day it's high 155/95 hr 90 to 100?
Some people have: Labile hypertension.I would suggest to get a BP cuff and monitor your BP once or twice daily and present these readings to your doctor.Another option is to wear a 24-48 hr BP monitor to get the big picture of how your BP behaves.Be sure to take in your BP cuff to the doc to check it against theirs. ...Read more
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
Yes: If you checked this pressure twice, once on each arm and this is the reading, then go to er asap. 110 diastolic at your age is hypertensive urgency/emergency. You could develop a stroke or heart attack. ...Read more
Depends on you: An erection relies on blood flow and pressure, thus all blood pressure medications can in theory cause ed.However, the beta blocker family has been the most notorious for causing these issues, but it is also one of the classes of pressure medications which contributes to the health of the heart. Even within the class, there are variations. Talk to your physician about your concerns to try options. ...Read more
BP goals have recently been set higher. If consistent, according to guidelines medications should be started+lifestyle modification. Ur elevated hr-multifactorial. Nl hr = 60-110. Could be due to bp, caffeine intake, anxiety state, endocrine etio (thyroid) etc.
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Recheck the pressure: If your blood pressure truly is 65/50 you should be seen immediately. You should also have a fast heart, feel very weak, dizzy, sweaty, nauseous and not likely be able to check your own pressure or sit and type out a question. The pressure and heart rate needs to be rechecked and if somehow it really is that low call emergency services and do not try to drive. ...Read more
Why is my blood pressure and pulse all over the place? 147/110 pulse 89. Yesterday 131/84 pulse 113.
BP varies: 62F asksWhy is my BP & pulse all over place? ANS: The goal of the BP control systems is to keep blood flow to the brain and heart as needed. BP varies with every heart beat. 24 recordings show sys told varying by over 50 and diastolic over 20 in normals. I recommend taking each AM before meds. Sit 5 min, take 3 discard first & ave last 2. Track running average. Ignore day to day variation. ...Read more