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My wife have high blood pressure 131/96 she is 41week pregnent. Is it ok?

My wife have high blood pressure 131/96 she is 41week pregnent. Is it ok?

Pregnancy concern: There are 2 point i have to address here. First one some women have high blood pressure during pregnancy. It is controlled with medications and usually it goes away after delivery. Second point usually delivery is at 40 weeks. So if the delivery is delayed you should consult your gynecologist ASAP to see whats the problem for the delay ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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From the symtoms listed below what could possibly be the most likely causes my girlfriend & i just found out shes pregnet but shes exspirencing a ringing in both her ears, dizzyness, sweating, allmost past out. She has a history of high blood pressure. 39

She : She needs to be examined immediately by a doctor if she is having ringing in her ears, dizziness, diaphoresis (sweating), and almost passing out and has a history of high blood pressure. She needs to be examined immediately as she is pregnant. She should not drive herself. Please have her evaluated immediately by a doctor. ...Read more

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Early pregnancy and blood pressures really low. Is there anything i can do to higher it up or take anything for the dizziness or shakiness?

Early pregnancy and blood pressures really low. Is there anything i can do to higher it up or take anything for the dizziness or shakiness?

Low BP: There is nothing you should or could or should take to raise your BP . You need to increase your fluid intake & perhaps increase your salt intake a little bit . That will make thirsty & you woild want to drink . Avoid Soda drinks , they will actually dehydrate you . If having problems with Nausea, talk to our doctors about it . Salted Saltine crackers will help the nausea & give you some salt . ...Read more

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What is a good blood pressure reading? I am a 53 year old female in good health.

Your : Your top number (systolic blood pressure) should be less than 120 and your bottom number (diastolic blood pressure) should be less than 80. I attached a web site below that goes into depth about high blood pressure and blood pressure ranges. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is 99/70 a good blood pressure for a 38 year old female?

Is 99/70 a good blood pressure for a 38 year old female?

Low - but not abnl: It is low. If it does not cause any symptoms of weakness, dizziness or light headedness - don't worry. If it was a random read - perhaps you were a bit dehydrated. When you do normal activities, your BP likely goes up to 110s ...Read more

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Whats a good blood pressure for a 53 year old woman?

Whats a good blood pressure for a 53 year old woman?

Blood Pressure: Blood pressure should fluctuate and go up and down with living your life. A good average would be 120 over 80. ...Read more

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What a good blood pressure for a 27 yr old female 240lbs 5'8 height?

What a good blood pressure for a 27 yr old female 240lbs 5'8 height?

JNC8: According to the Joint National Committee on the Detection, Prevention, and Treatment of Hypertension, published in Circulation in Nov 2013, normal BP for you is ...Read more

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What are some good accurate automatic blood pressure machines for women that i can use at home?

What are some good accurate automatic blood pressure machines for women that i can use at home?

Upper arm cuff: Its a great idea to monitor blood pressure at home. The american heart association recommends an automatic, cuff-style, bicep (upper-arm) monitor. Wrist and finger monitors are not recommended because they yield less reliable readings. This website has a list of machines that have been tested and validated:. ...Read more

Dr. George Yang
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more