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Doctor insights on: Normal Blood Pressure Range For Elderly

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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 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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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 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 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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