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Dr. Scott Keith
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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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What's recommendation if my diastolic blood pressure is high (80-90) but systolic blood pressure is normal (115-125)?

What's recommendation if my diastolic blood pressure is high (80-90) but systolic blood pressure is normal (115-125)?

Since you have : Hypertension i would prefer your blood pressure be in systolic range of 90 to 120 and diastolic of under 75. This can be done by maximizing your medications and also exercise and dietary changes that result in weight loss. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does methycobol injection raise blood pressure in a previously normal person with normal blood pressure reading?

Does methycobol injection raise blood pressure in a previously normal person with normal blood pressure reading?

No.: Methylcobol is Vitamin B-12. It does not cause high blood pressure. If you were very anemic from a Vit. B-12 deficiency, once that is corrected, you may now have high blood pressure which was not noticeable before. However, a one time elevated blood pressure does not mean you have hypertension, which is diagnosed by elevated blood pressures most of the time not just once in a while. ...Read more

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Is 110/90 blood pressure normal?

Is 110/90 blood pressure normal?

Yes: You may want to talk with your physician about why you'd worry about this -- i think you recognize your concern is baseless. Scientific medicine with lots of measurements generates a lot of numbers, and these vary tremendously. High cholesterol and high blood pressure may be present without your realizing it, but most other labs are guides to interpreting symptoms and mean little if you feel well. ...Read more

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What is high normal blood pressure range?

What is high normal blood pressure range?

135/85: For a non-diabetic adult the BP should be <135/85. 110-130/60-80 is a perfect range. ...Read more

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Is 121over 90 blood pressure normal?

Is 121over 90 blood pressure normal?

Borderline depends : Borderline depends upon if u have diabetes & recheck bp. ...Read more

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Normal blood pressure for male age 14?

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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I have blood pressure of 140/80 is it normal blood pressure?

I have blood pressure of 140/80 is it normal blood pressure?

Depends: 13080 is normal for most (140/90) unless you have diabetes or kidney disease. Then 130/80. Those with heart disease may also benefit from lower blood pressures >. ...Read more

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What is the normal blood pressure readings range in age 72yr male person with hypertension?

What is the normal blood pressure readings range in age 72yr male person with hypertension?

Age alon: is NOT a "determinant" for Blood Pressure although some increase in systolic pressure may be due to decreased "elasticity" of the AORTA. Generally below 140/90 is still the goal of Hypertension therapy! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What does normal systolic and low diastolic blood pressure mean?

What does normal systolic and low diastolic blood pressure mean?

Valve issue: It can be a sign of a specific type of heart valve condition. I recommend seeing a cardiologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Year old with high blood pressure?

Year old with high blood pressure?

1yo HBO: yes high blood pressure can occur at one year. Usually due to a known cause and there are many. Happy to do consult but need more details. ...Read more

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Is a blood pressure of 100/70 considered normal? What's the normal range of blood pressure?

Is a blood pressure of 100/70 considered normal? What's the normal range of blood pressure?

Blood pressure: varies from one individual to another. 100/70 is certainly in normal range if you are not symptomatic. (dizzy or passing out) Systolic pressure less than 70 is probably too low for anyone and above 120 is considered too high. ...Read more

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My grandmas blood pressure is 205bp, she does have high blood pressure. is this normal for someone with high blood pressure?

My grandmas blood pressure is 205bp, she does have high blood pressure. is this normal for someone with high blood pressure?

No: A level of 205 is quite high and most important is whether your grandma has any symptoms with this and whether this was a single reading or if it is persistently greater than 170. Be sure to get your grandma to the doctor this week! ...Read more

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Will diastolic blood pressure ever exceed systolic blood pressure?

Will diastolic blood pressure ever exceed systolic blood pressure?

No: Systolic blood pressure occurs during contraction of the heart. The blood pressure falls progressively until the next contraction. Diastolic blood pressure is the pressure immediately before the subsequent contraction. Diastolic blood pressure can never be higher than systolic blood pressure. ...Read more

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Does normal blood sugar vary by age? What are the normal fasting and normal after-eating blood sugar ranges?

Does normal blood sugar vary by age? What are the normal fasting and normal after-eating blood sugar ranges?

Same: Except for newborns, normal fasting blood sugars range from 65-99 mg/dl. 2 hours after eating blood sugar should be no higher than 139 mg/dl to be considered in the normal range. ...Read more

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Can normal blood pressure and cholesterol levels mean I have normal circulation?

Blood pressure: They mean that at the time they were taken the values were normal. They might mean more but more information about you is needed to say any more. ...Read more

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Blood pressure of 154/84 is normal range?

High Blood Pressure: Good morning your current blood pressure is very high and not so safe. The ideal for a man is to be around 120s over the 70s... ...Read more

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