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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. James Chapman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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

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.

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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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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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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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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My blood pressure is 99/64. With a heartbeat of 80 is this good? I am a female and 17

My blood pressure is 99/64. With a heartbeat of 80 is this good? I am a female and 17

Here are some...: What you reported could be normal for a 17-y-o lady if you're free other symptoms and capable to conduct the chores & tasks of daily living in learning for survival & growth to live on with efficiency and independence. More? Peruse articles in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter.html and see doc for evaluation and counseling timely. ...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

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What is normal blood pressure for female aged 85 in good health?

What is normal blood pressure for female aged 85 in good health?

It varies: Blood pressure goals vary from one patient to the other depending whether they have heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease, etc. recent recommendation for the treatment of hypertension have been more lenient. For patient over the age of 60 without other medical problems, blood pressure medication is initiated once the BP is over 150/90. anything below is acceptable as long as it is not too low ...Read more

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How do I go about doing a successful detox? I weight over 300 lbs. I am female and 5'3". I have no major medical conditions and good blood pressure

How do I go about doing a successful detox?  I weight over 300 lbs.  I am female and 5'3".  I have no major medical conditions and good blood pressure

It's not real: When the word DETOX is used in the context of weight loss, it is confusing and misleading. There is no toxin to remove from the body. The word is used by people trying to sell products claimed to help lose weight. Avoid putting DETOX stuff into your body, and save your money. Weight loss happens when a person eats FEWER calories than she needs. Don't eat or drink sugar, or do it only rarely. ...Read more

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Hello I'm a 27 year old female good health recently had my blood pressure checked and the reading have been low 90/55 my recent 93/55 is this normal ?

Hello I'm a 27 year old female good health recently had my blood pressure checked and the reading have been low 90/55 my recent 93/55 is this normal ?

Likely benign: If you have no other medical conditions and no symptoms that blood pressure is fine. Other symptoms would include lightheadedness, particularly when you are getting up. Other medical conditions would include known valvular heart disease or hormonal disease. If you have no other symptoms I wouldn't be concerned. If you develop symptoms or something changes, contact a health care provider. ...Read more

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Hi, I have Capillaritis, (Occasional) Venous Ulcers and high blood pressure, would you say they are connected, i am a 38 year old woman in good health?

Hi, I have Capillaritis, (Occasional) Venous Ulcers and high blood pressure, would you say they are connected, i am a 38 year old woman in good health?

Yes and no: There is no relation to high blood pressure. The capillaritis (pigmented brown spots) and the venous ulcers are related. Most patient's with disease of the veins in the legs develop swelling (edema) and a brownish discoloration of the skin which is permanent. This is caused by red blood cells leaking into the tissues due to the increased pressure in the veins. Life long condition, no cure ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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