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Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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Blood pressure on 3/11/16 was 112/68 and on 5/9/16 it was 98/60. Should I be concerned?

Blood pressure on 3/11/16 was 112/68 and on 5/9/16 it was 98/60. Should I be concerned?

No: Less than 120/80 is normal. Typically the lower the better. As long as u feel well, your numbers are not worrisome and often times vary depending on your level of hydration, whether after a caffeinated drinks, your mood etc etc ...Read more

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Blood pressure 112/74 is this ok?

Blood pressure 112/74 is this ok?

Ok: But you need more exam if you have any problem. ...Read more

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Is 98 over 68 good or bad for blood pressure hart rate 73?

Is 98 over 68 good or bad for blood pressure hart rate 73?

Vital signs: Those are good values to have. Blood pressure of 98/68 is within normal limits. ...Read more

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Should I stop taking blood pressure meds if both is real low: 99/68?

Symptoms?: If you are feeling dizzy, weak, short of breath then you should hold your next dose and call your doctor to find out what to do next. ...Read more

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Does blood pressure of from 138 to 180 over 68 to 85 indicate a problem?

Does blood pressure of from 138 to 180 over 68 to 85 indicate a problem?

Yes: See your doctor to get this under control. It is not worth having a stroke when you could be ptotected.
Try to write down your readings at different times so you can bring a record in when you see your doctor. ...Read more

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Blood pressure 124/74. Paulse 68. Which number matters more? Top sys. Bottom dia. Paulse should be around?

BP reading: The more important number of your blood pressure is the systolic one, in your case, 124. The diastolic one, 74, is less important. Cardiovascular events occur more frequently and are related to the elevation of the systolic bp. Your blood pressure should be below 140 systolic if one is not a diabetic and at 130 if one has diabetes. Your pulse of 68 is fine and should go up with exercise. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 220/112.My menstration has jus ceased, am soo scared.

My blood pressure is 220/112.My menstration has jus ceased, am soo scared.

911: It's a medical emergency. Please call 911 or if you have family/friendl with you now, go to the nearest er, asap. ...Read more

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Blood pressure is 205/111. Should I go to e.R.?

Yes: If you checked this pressure twice, once on each arm and this is the reading, then go to er asap. 110 diastolic at your age is hypertensive urgency/emergency. You could develop a stroke or heart attack. ...Read more

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Can angina be related to blood pressure of 67-112?

Can angina be related to blood pressure of 67-112?

Probably not: I assume you mean 112 systolic, 67 diastolic. This may be normal BP for you, and unlikely to be related to chest pain. ...Read more

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What blood pressure med is least likely to cause e.D.?

What blood pressure med is least likely to cause e.D.?

Depends on you: An erection relies on blood flow and pressure, thus all blood pressure medications can in theory cause ed. However, the beta blocker family has been the most notorious for causing these issues, but it is also one of the classes of pressure medications which contributes to the health of the heart. Even within the class, there are variations. Talk to your physician about your concerns to try options. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 112/90 is it o.k pl tell is it o.k?

My blood pressure is 112/90 is it o.k pl tell is it o.k?

120/80: The "ideal" blood pressure is 120/80. In your case, your diastolic which is your lower number is a bit elevated as compared to your systolic which is your upper number. You do not want these 2 numbers to be too close together. For now it is okay but continue to follow your blood pressure and make sure the ratio is not getting close to 1. Drink lots of fluids and have your doctor check your ...Read more

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My fiance's blood pressure is 150 over 112. Is this bad? What should he do?

Normal is 120/80: His reading is clearly high. But it might be an unusual instance. If it does not come closer to a normal reading in several attempts under a variety of conditions and times of day - he ought to see a doctor for an evaluation. There are treatments that can help. Best! ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 100/58 is that too low. My average is 110/68-78 or so.

No worries: No your blood pressure will always vary. If you don't have symptoms then you have nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 112/65 is that good I feel like my bottom number is too low?

My blood pressure is 112/65 is that good I feel like my bottom number is too low?

An excellent reading: An ideal blood pressure is 120/70 or less. While it is possible for a person to have too low a blood pressure, this rarely happens unless the patient is on too much medication to treat high blood pressure. A blood pressure of 130/80 or less is still fine. We usually start treatment for readings of 140/90 and higher.
In short, your reading is great. Don't touch a thing. ...Read more

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I feel faint and just sluggish too so took blood pressure, it was 98/68 is that good?

I feel faint and just sluggish too so took blood pressure, it was 98/68 is that good?

Blood pressure: 98/68 is normal but if one's BP is usually 130 or more that pressure could possibly be low. ...Read more

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Blood pressure 129/68. I already Exercise everyday. How do I lower my systolic blood pressure?

Blood pressure 129/68. I already Exercise everyday. How do I lower my systolic blood pressure?

Just fine: I wouldn't worry about lowering the top number any more. Cont with exercise, healthy diet and focus on keeping those numbers close to these values as you get older. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your blood pressure and pulse go from 106/68 98 to 98/48 130 just by standing up?

What does it mean if your blood pressure and pulse go from 106/68 98 to 98/48 130 just by standing up?

Orthostatic changes: You should wait a couple of minutes after standing up and then recheck your blood pressure and pulse. If heart rate remains elevated and/or blood pressure drops as mentioned, you should be evaluated by your doctor, especially if having symptoms such as dizziness. The cause of such changes may be dehydration, hormonal, neurologic, medications, etc. ...Read more

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I'm 26 years old. My body weight is 68 kgs. But my blood pressure always in 140/65. Please tell me what I do?

BPBP: You have hypertension or high bp. Not sure how tall you are but you need to watch what you eat, cut back on the intake of salt. Exercise and lose weight. If these don't help in the next 3 months then your doctor may need to place you on medications. ...Read more