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Doctor insights on: Normal Limits For Blood Pressure

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Dr. William Singer
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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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When is blood pressure high in a 78years old woman. She has had TIA and is under medication for hbp. What are the safe high and low limits for her bp?

When is blood pressure high in a 78years old woman. She has had TIA and is under medication for hbp. What are the safe high and low limits for her bp?

Above 130/80: A safe BP is 110-130/65-80 taken sitting and standing. A TIA signals the need to know more about ones heart, bp, cardiac rhythm and carotid arteries. This merits a careful cardiovascular evaluation, including a history, physical exam, ecg, 24 hr holter test, chest x-rays, echocardiogram, and blood and urine tests. ...Read more

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How does high blood pressure decrease levels of testosterone in your body and limit your sex drive?

How does high blood pressure decrease levels of testosterone in your body and limit your sex drive?

High blood pressure: does not directly affect levels of testerone. On the other hand, testosterone does influence blood pressure. See this article: http://innovativemen.com/testosterone-and-high-blood-pressure/ ...Read more

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Is 110/90 blood pressure normal?

Is 110/90 blood pressure normal?

Yes: You may want to talk with your physician about why you'd worry about this -- i think you recognize your concern is baseless. Scientific medicine with lots of measurements generates a lot of numbers, and these vary tremendously. High cholesterol and high blood pressure may be present without your realizing it, but most other labs are guides to interpreting symptoms and mean little if you feel well. ...Read more

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Is 121over 90 blood pressure normal?

Is 121over 90 blood pressure normal?

Borderline depends : Borderline depends upon if u have diabetes & recheck bp. ...Read more

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Is my blood pressure normal at a reading of 97/71?

Is my blood pressure normal at a reading of 97/71?

BP: As long as you are not dizzy, lightheaded that BP is fine. I believe you are probably on anti hypertensive medications. ...Read more

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What is the normal blood pressure?

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

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