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Dr. Patricia Foster
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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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Anyone know what is a normal blood pressure range for children?

Anyone know what is a normal blood pressure range for children?

Systolic BP: Follow the top number -- for children to age 12 and average size, the top number (systolic) should not go above 110 at rest. ...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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Anyone know what is a normal blood pressure range for a child of 11?

Anyone know what is a normal blood pressure range for a child of 11?

Depends on height: The national institute of health (nih) national heart, lung, and blood institute has published a chart on their site which will provide you the range for a child's height percentile. Here is the link: http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/guidelines/hypertension/child_tbl.Htm. ...Read more

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What are normal blood pressure readings for a 25yr old with no health problems? Where should they range from? Mines 113/65 is this to low the bottom?

113/65 is good: There's a wide range of what's "normal". That depends on body type, family history, diet, exercise and underlying disease. What's normal for you may be low or high for the next patient. If your not passing out when you stand up and are not having any cognitive difficulties, I'd say your BP is great. ...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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How can I get a normal blood pressure?

Hard to do alone: Initial steps loose weight exercise more 'low sodium/salt intake low fat meals If these don't work you will have to add medication ...Read more

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Normal blood pressure for male age 14?

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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What's normal blood pressure ? 43 years old

What's normal blood pressure ? 43 years old

Less than 140/90: Normal BP: Systolic lower than 120 mm Hg, diastolic lower than 80 mm Hg. Prehypertension (means above the normal but not high enough to call it high BP): Systolic 120-139 mm Hg, diastolic 80-89 mm Hg. High blood BP is any value above 140/90. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood pressure for 2 year olds?

Range of 94/54-74/34: Formula to calculate BP range in children over age 1 is: higher sys 90 +2(age in years) lower sys:70 + 2(age in years) subtract 40 from systolic to calculate diastolic range. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood pressure for my age at 47?

What is a normal blood pressure for my age at 47?

120/80: Normal NORMAL blood pressure is 120/80. As we age, both numbers can drift up, so 130/80 wouldn't be too worrisome although lower is better. If your bottom number is going up (90 or more) then you are starting to show some sign your body is reacting to a higher than normal blood pressure, and it is time to ask about how to prevent its going even higher. See your provider. ...Read more

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Need help. Is 125 systolic a normal blood pressure?

Yes, but...: Most would consider this a fairly appropriate blood pressure, and indeed if one has the diagnosis of hypertension, this is in appropriate range. Officially, a blood pressure between 120 - 139 over 80-89, is considered "prehypertension". ...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 the normal blood pressure of a person age 40 and above?

What is the normal blood pressure of a person age 40 and above?

There is a range: Ideal BP is below 120/70, acceptable BP is below 130/80. Consistent readings above these ranges need to be monitored and treated under the care of your physician. ...Read more