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What is a normal blood pressure for women of age 50 and older?

What is a normal blood pressure for women of age 50 and older?

Lower is better: With aging the elasticity of arteries (as all tissues) decreases resulting in a tendency to higher blood pressures. This is not desirable and higher pressures are not acceptable. It is still best if the blood pressure can be kept to 120/80 or even less. Until symptomatic, lower blood pressure usually is better. ...Read more

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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 a normal blood pressure for a female adult?

Blood pressure: Blood pressure is not constant through the day. We generally do not want to have it be over 140 systolic or 90diastolic more than occasionally. ...Read more

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Need help. Is 105/64 normal blood pressure for a woman?

Need help. Is 105/64 normal blood pressure for a woman?

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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What is normal blood pressure for female aged 85 in good health?

What is normal blood pressure for female aged 85 in good health?

It varies: Blood pressure goals vary from one patient to the other depending whether they have heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease, etc. recent recommendation for the treatment of hypertension have been more lenient. For patient over the age of 60 without other medical problems, blood pressure medication is initiated once the BP is over 150/90. anything below is acceptable as long as it is not too low ...Read more

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What is a normal blood pressure reading for a 23 year old female?

What is a normal blood pressure reading for a 23 year old female?

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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What is the normal blood pressure for a 34 year old woman who is 5'7 tall?

What is the normal blood pressure for a 34 year old woman who is 5'7 tall?

Adult BP: Blood pressures between 90/60 and 120/80 are considered normal for the average adult. BP consistently greater than 140/90 would be considered high. ...Read more

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I'm a5 ft 2 woman age 46. What should be a normal blood pressure reading for me?

I'm a5 ft 2 woman age 46. What should be a normal blood pressure reading for me?

Tell us your BP read: There is no one blood pressure which I can quote as the BP often fluctuates with different levels of activity, both physical and mental. Any BP reading taken at rest should not be over 140/90 mm(that would be high BP). But you should have at least 3 BP readings taken on different days before you can be certain if your BP is high or not. ...Read more

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What is the normal blood pressure for 21 years old female?

What is the normal blood pressure for 21 years old female?

110/70: Thats normal. However, wide variations in "normal" can be seen. I see "normal systolics of 90-140 and diastolics of 50-90. ...Read more

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What is the normal blood pressure for a 21 years old female?

Normal bp: 119/79 or lower is normal blood pressure140/90 or higher is high blood pressure. Between 120 and 139 for the top number, or between 80 and 89 for the bottom number is called prehypertension. However your 'normal' can vary--healthy young people's blood pressure can have a systolic in the 90s. ...Read more

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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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I'm 5'5, female, 150 pounds, and 15 years old. What would be a normal blood pressure for me?

I'm 5'5, female, 150 pounds, and 15 years old. What would be a normal blood pressure for me?

120/80 or less: At rest, your blood pressure should be about 120/80 or lower. If the top number (systolic pressure) is above 140, or the bottom number (diastolic pressure) is above 90, you may have high blood pressure (hypertension). In that case, see your doctor. Hypertension at your age is uncommon. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood pressure for a 41 year old woman. I am taking blood pressure medicine. What is the most elevated which would be safe?

What is a normal blood pressure for a 41 year old woman.  I am taking blood pressure medicine.  What is the most elevated which would be safe?

JNC 8 guidelines: The new guidelines recommend blood pressure below 140/90 if patient is younger than 60 years old, has diabetes, or has chronic kidney disease. Definitely talk to your doctor about the optimal blood pressure management. ...Read more

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What is the normal blood pressure of a 15 yr old female, 105 pounds and 5ft 3?

What is the normal blood pressure of a 15 yr old female, 105 pounds and 5ft 3?

Good question: For a 16 years-old girl who is 63 inches tall, the 90th percentile for blood pressure is 124/80 mmhg. So a normal BP would be less than or equal to this. ...Read more

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What is the probability of a 37 year old woman with normal blood pressure having a heart attack?

What is the probability of a 37 year old woman with normal blood pressure having a heart attack?

Depends: On other risk factors. You do smoke which increases your risk. High cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, family history, certain illicit drug use can all contribute to heart disease. Eat a healthy diet, exercise, stop smoking and have other risk factors evaluated by your doctor to decrease your risk. ...Read more

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What is the normal blood pressure?

Around 120/80: Normal blood pressure at or below 120 over 80 (120/80). This is the ideal blood pressure for people wishing to have good health. ...Read more