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Doctor insights on: Normal Pulse Rate And Blood Pressure

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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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My blood pressure is always normal (110/60) but my pulse is 120+. Should i be worrie?

My blood pressure is always normal (110/60) but my pulse is 120+. Should i be worrie?

Yes: If your hr is >120 at rest, there's something wrong and should be checked. Prolonged periods of rapid hr is harmful and causes "tachycardia mediated cardiomyopathy". ...Read more

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My blood pressure fluncuates between extreamly low to extreamly high as does my pulse. What is a safe normal fluncuating number i know 120/80 is ideal?

My blood pressure fluncuates between extreamly low to extreamly high as does my pulse. What is a safe normal fluncuating number i know 120/80 is ideal?

Varies: Older a person is, and the more risk factors for stroke and heart disease, the more dangerous fluctuations could be. Normal to have large fluctuations during exercise, extreme anxiety/stress. If at rest, something may be wrong. Heart rhythm testing, checking for medical conditions that could cause this- hyperthyroidism, adrenal problems- is needed. BP can feel like it is fluctuating and be normal. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 106/65 and my pulse is 65.Do I need to go to the E.R.? I normally have high blood pressure.

My blood pressure is 106/65 and my pulse is 65.Do I need to go to the E.R.? I normally have high blood pressure.

NO: You are fine. Relax. This is normal BP and Pulse. There is normal range of BP from 90/60 to 140/85. and Pulse varies from 60 to 100. ...Read more

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Recently my blood pressure has dropped in the evenings. Last night it was 144/59 and my pulse was 74. Is this something serious?

That's not normal BP: 144/59 is still considered hypertension -- normal blood pressure is closer to 110 or 120 over 70-80. Normal pulse is from around 55-90 or so. The blood pressure you got is mildly elevated and not considered low. If it is running higher earlier in the day, you may need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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