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26, obese (bmi 41), BP 117/76. Resting heart rate only 54-60. After exercise it hardly raises. Had normal ecg/stress test last year. Is this normal?

26, obese (bmi 41), BP 117/76. Resting heart rate only 54-60. After exercise it hardly raises. Had normal ecg/stress test last year. Is this normal?

Not necessarily: As your heart rate should augment (increase) during exercise. In fact, for a stress test to be considered truly diagnostic it is defined by the you achieving a certain heart rate. If your heart rate doesn't increase either you had non-diagnostic stress test due to suboptimal heart rate levels or have some chronotropic insufficiency - as in an abnormal ability to increase your heart rate. ...Read more

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I just took my BP 128/84 two min later 117/78 what one do I go with?

Both: They're both normal and they're both legitimate. BP is a dynamic measurement that's changing all the time. It's a concern when the average is elevated over a few weeks. Yours isn't. Stop checking it. ...Read more

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At present my BP is 117/71. Will it stay normal if I stop mymedication?

No: It is normal because of your medication. If you stop it it will go high again. Being diabetic it is especially important to have good control of your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have a sitting BP of 112/76 p. 87 and a standing BP of 80/54 p. 109?

Is it ok to have a sitting BP of 112/76 p. 87 and a standing BP of 80/54 p. 109?

Varying BP: Your fall in your blood pressure and your increase of your pulse when you stand up seems to be due to some volume deficit. If you are dizzy when you stand up, I would go to the er and have your blood taken to see if you have any anemia, or any chemical evidence of dehydration. If you are not dizzy, discuss your BP meds with your physician, maybe their doses can be lowered. Good luck. ...Read more

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My avg BP is 108/72 but drops to lowest 92/56 seen with hr 48 to 54. Is this normal please?

My avg BP is 108/72 but drops to lowest 92/56 seen with hr 48 to 54. Is this normal please?

It depends: First verify that your readings are accurate. Some digital machines are not dependable. If you are a young person (under 25) the readings may be ok. If you are older and taking blood pressure medication you may be overmedicated. See your primary care doctor and bring your machine with you. ...Read more

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My BP is usually normal to low. Yesterday it was a high reading of 145/117. This morning it is 147/127. What can cause this to happen?

My BP is usually normal to low. Yesterday it was a high reading of 145/117. This morning it is 147/127. What can cause this to happen?

See a doctor: I don't know what caused your blood pressure to spike, but I do know that you should be checked by a doctor ASAP. Your history states you have had a transient ischemic attack. Please see a doctor right away, as uncontrolled blood pressure can cause serious complications. ...Read more

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When exercising my BP is 157/90 pulse 107 to 117 is this normal range for exercising?

When exercising my BP is 157/90 pulse 107 to 117 is this normal range for exercising?

Likely: Depends on the intenstity of exercise. If your resting BP and pulse are normal, the readings during exercise are not a cause for concern. ...Read more

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Is it normal or okay for my BP to go down to 99/66 pulse 68 at night laying in bed if my BP is usually 117/78 pulse 84 during the day?

Is it normal or okay for my BP to go down to 99/66 pulse 68 at night laying in bed if my BP is usually 117/78 pulse 84 during the day?

Within normal range: It is typical and expected that the heart rate and blood pressure decrease at night in bed. Bradycardia is defined as heart rate below 60. Many people have heart rate into the 50's while sleeping. If there is a medical concern that the heart rate is potentially going too low, a 24 hour Holter monitor would provide continuous assessment of HR range overnight. ...Read more

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My wife, 35 years old, getting fainted for a minute. Once she fell as feeling dark for a sec. Her sugar level ok. Bp is 97/54. Is it concern? Is it low

My wife, 35 years old, getting fainted for a minute. Once she fell as feeling dark for a sec. Her sugar level ok. Bp is 97/54. Is it concern? Is it low

Syncope/near syncope: Syncope/fainting should be evaluated as there is a specific work up to assure there is nothing serious causing your wife's condition. Certainly, a low blood pressure (hypotension) is a possible cause, and 97/54 is on the low side, and may go lower at times even, so best to get her fully evaluated with a syncopal work-up. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm a 20 year old lady and for a couple of days my bp has been really low. My most recent reading was 68\54. I was wondering what I should do about it?

I'm a 20 year old lady and for a couple of days my bp has been really low. My most recent reading was 68\54. I was wondering what I should do about it?

Check the cuff: If you are feeling well otherwise, you need to check the instrument to make sure of its accuracy. For example, try it on another person or go the pharmacy to get checked. If you are feeling tired, light-headed, or weak. Then you need to see a doctor ASAP whether the BP is truly low or not. ...Read more

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My BP is always on the lower side 80/54 avg. I take metoprolol 12.5 mg twice daily...is it concerning?

My BP is always on the lower side 80/54 avg. I take metoprolol 12.5 mg twice daily...is it concerning?

Somewhat: Your blood pressure may be too low for optimal health. As a general rule, maintaining a diastolic (bottom number) of at least 70 on average, if possible, is most likely to achieve a better outcome in the long run. This is especially true if you have seen a frequent tendency to feel light-headed after standing up. You may need an adjustment of one or more of your medicines. Talk to your prescriber. ...Read more

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My pulse rate always shows betn 90 to 120 per second. My BP betn 117/80 to 150/90. Help me to correct my pulse rate.

My pulse rate always shows betn 90 to 120 per second. My BP betn 117/80 to 150/90. Help me to correct my pulse rate.

Pulse rate: Assuming the reported are resting pulse rates in the absence of significant cardiopulmonary or other medical conditions this would reflect probable deconditioning and would respond to the adoption of a exercise regimen involving sustained in aerobic exertion between 20-40 min. In continuous duration performed on a daily basis ...Read more

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Is it normal at 54 on lisopril for slightly elevated BP to have a harder time getting erections and maintaining them?

Is it normal at 54 on lisopril for slightly elevated BP to have a harder time getting erections and maintaining them?

ERD and lisinopril: Hypertension is associated with erectile dysfunction (ed) as is increasing age. Lisinopril is not known to have any effect in making any worse. If your ed is a problem, ask your physician to refer you to a urologist for the evaluation and treatment of it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have BP so taking 5mg tablets, but recently feel dizinness and heavy head, ckecked BP at home found around 117, 65 / 116-75 confused wats problem?

No problem: Your BP is finally normal which is good. Since you're used to a higher pressure, you may have a feeling of dizziness or light headedness on treatment. Give it some time and you should feel fine. ...Read more

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Trying to understand. Tilt table complete. Did not pass out, but 20 minutes upright my BP dipped to 77/54 and back to normal in a min. Bp avg'd 138/87?

Trying to understand. Tilt table complete. Did not pass out, but 20 minutes upright my BP dipped to 77/54 and back to normal in a min. Bp avg'd 138/87?

You failed the test: Positive tilt table test
you have autonomic dysfunction
increase salt intake watch out for warning signs of low bp
may need close monitoring and may be need of beta blockers as a start other treatments include midodrine, flurenef in severe cases
talk to your physicianmodality includes. ...Read more

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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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On losartan 50mg as BP is high around 138/88 but for the last few weeks it reads 124/83, 117/74, 116/80, 117/76 and today 113/73, is it normal?

On losartan 50mg as BP is high around 138/88 but for the last few weeks it reads 124/83, 117/74, 116/80, 117/76 and today 113/73, is it normal?

Yes, but...: Congratulate you on responding well to losartan, but make sure of a timely follow-up. Besides, it is essential to focus on weight control and healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession as described in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onWeightControl. Html & in http://formefirst. Com/onLifeBasics. Html. Then you can work even better with your doctors for better timely care. ...Read more

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Plz be honest should a dr that's pt has a HRT rate above100 all the time an a low BP such as last time 54/92 not have some kind of work up done, if so??

Plz be honest should a dr that's pt has a HRT rate above100 all the time an a low BP such as last time 54/92 not have some kind of work up done, if so??

Needs evaluation: Hi. That is abnormal, and at face value, strongly suggests to me the need for a diagnostic evaluation. For clarification, the BP is 92/54, not 54/92. If chronic, I would not tend to suspect hypovolemia ("dehydration"), but rather other causes. If fluid intake adequate? Adrenal insufficiency can cause that. Are your blood salts normal? That BP could be normal. Also check thyroid. Needs evaluation. ...Read more

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Is BP 90/54 normal for a 19 year old girl?

Is BP 90/54 normal for a 19 year old girl?

Blood pressure: Blood pressure normals are a range and fairly wide on the low side. Anything over 140/90 we consider high, on the low side if you feel well, even 80/50 would be ok. ...Read more

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I have low levels. HGB 11.7 HCT 34.4 MCV 79 LYM 54.3 NEU 37.3 I am 22 years old, what can this mean?

I have low levels. HGB 11.7 HCT 34.4 MCV 79 LYM 54.3 NEU 37.3 I am 22 years old, what can this mean?

Evaluation: You need to be evaluated and have more blood test Like iron, ferritine, Hb electrophoresis combs)to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more