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Doctor insights on: Normal Blood Pressure For A 14 Year Old Female

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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 is the average/normal blood pressure for a 17 year old female? Is 96/56 too low?

What is the average/normal blood pressure for a 17 year old female? Is 96/56 too low?

BP 100/60 may be: normal in you,. Don't get too hung up on the absolute numbers - it all depends how you feel and if you have any associated symptoms . Remember to eat right and get plenty of rest and exercise. Good luck! ...Read more

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor home BP
Daily
Have a regular follow up and work with your doctor
Once
Take your meds as instructed without fail
Once
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What is a normal blood pressure for a 32 year old female after exercise?

What is a normal blood pressure for a 32 year old female after exercise?

120/80 or lower: Your BP will rise with exercise, especially with weight training, but once you've cooled down you BP should return to no higher than 120/80, and the lower the better in general. ...Read more

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Walk/exercise
60 Min, Daily, forever
Maintain weight
Once
Keep salt intake at 2 grams or less
Daily
Check BP
Every other day
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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Check blood pressure and keep a log
2x day
Walk
30 Min, Daily, forever
Take your medications as directed
Daily
Eat a low-salt diet
Once
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Can you tell me about normal blood pressure for 17 year old female?

Good question!: According to the NHLBI* guidelines, a 17 year old female should have a systolic blood pressure (top number) about 108 - 132 and diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) about 64 - 86. see http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/files/docs/guidelines/child_tbl.pdf *NHLBI is the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute ...Read more

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