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What Is A Safe Blood Pressure Level For A Child
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
What is a normal blood pressure for a 41 year old woman. I am taking blood pressure medicine. What is the most elevated which would be safe?
Consult Pediatrician: Blood pressure evaluation in children is complicated as there are many factors involved including age and body mass index. A pediatrician is the best resource. Getting an accurate blood pressure reading for a child requires an experienced individual. Symptoms of low bp: dizziness, fainting, blurry vision & light-headedness. ...Read more
Need to establish: Cause of anemia before providing dietary advice about anemia. Common causes are deficiency of iron, folate (folic acid) and b12. But is it important to rule out blood loss. You should see your doctor for an evaluation. For general advice about nutrition please see this site. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/health-foods/my01108. ...Read more
Information: The norma range is 80-110 mg%.Get a more detailed answer ›
120 mm hg/80 mmhg: Your blood pressure is a combination of two readings the systolic and the diastolic systolic blood pressure is the higher number and is the maximum force exerted as your heart contracts diastolic pressure is the lower number represents the minimum amount of pressure exerted when your heart is resting according nhhi normal blood pressure is below 120 mm hg systolic and below 80 mm hg diastolic. ...Read more
Is 120/90 a good blood pressure level for a 48 year old man? What does the 9 represent? Thank you.
Diastolic HTN: 120 is excellent. But the 90 needs to be worked on. It indicates that your diastolic blood pressure is high which means your heart is working against more pressure than it would like to. Minimize salt, try dash diet, exercise, lose weight, don't smoke, and avoid stress and you may be able to get it to around 80 millimeters of mercury where it should be. Good luck to you. ...Read more
See details: it is tough no say high or low BP just for one measurement. If too big cuff (cuff size) is used the BP may be low or not the right technique when do the measurement. Normal BP is a range and not a single number. ...Read more
Usually for diabetic: A non-diabetic would not normally need to use a blood sugar meter, except possibly once for screening. Blood sugar is best checked fasting. Elevated fasting sugar = concern for diabetes. If worried about diabetes, glucose tolerace test can be performed (iv sugar and check before and after). Also a hemoglobin a1c is a blood test that will reflect history of excessive high blood sugars. ...Read more
Whitening?: Whitening? Are you questioning tooth whitening? If so shouldn't be a problem with high BP if the BP is well treated. ...Read more
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