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Normal Blood Pressure For Women In 50s
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
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: 100-140 over 70-90.Get a more detailed answer ›
Range: 90-110/60-70 would be considered ideal.Get a more detailed answer ›
<135/<85: As noted.Get a more detailed answer ›
Systolic 80 -119
Diastolic 60 -80
Bp: 90-140/60-90 ranges.Get a more detailed answer ›
Bp: 100 to 120 over 60 to 90 more or less, over 140/90 is high. ...Read more
Normal BP: 100-120's over 60-80's would be normal for your age ...Read more
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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Some people has as normal bp
130/83 or lower. ...Read more
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
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
What is the normal blood pressure for a 63 year old woman who weighs 116 lbs? For the past 6 years my pressure has been around 150/85 with and without medication.
Systolic: Is greater than 140 & thus too high. ...Read more
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
<140/<80 mmHg: <140/<80 mmhg.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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?
120/80: 120/80 is normal. Small thin females tend to run a bit lower. ...Read more
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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