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Danielle Jones Dr. Jones
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Anyone know what is a safe blood pressure level for a child?

Danielle Jones Dr. Jones
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Anyone know what is a safe blood pressure level for a child?

It Varies: Normal blood pressure ranges for children and adolescents vary based on age, gender, and height percentiles. For a full chart, check out the following website: http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/guidelines/hypertension/child_tbl.Pdf. ...Read more

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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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What is a normal blood pressure level for a school-aged child?

What is a normal blood pressure level for a school-aged child?

NORMAL BP: Children usually have 90/60 as normal bp.If other than that check with your md. ...Read more

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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?

Dr. Tso Chen Dr. Chen
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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?

JNC 8 guidelines: The new guidelines recommend blood pressure below 140/90 if patient is younger than 60 years old, has diabetes, or has chronic kidney disease. Definitely talk to your doctor about the optimal blood pressure management. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood pressure for a female adult?

What is a normal blood pressure for a female adult?

Blood pressure: Blood pressure is not constant through the day. We generally do not want to have it be over 140 systolic or 90diastolic more than occasionally. ...Read more

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What blood pressure is too low for a child?

What blood pressure is too low for a child?

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

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What is a good diet for a person that is anemic and have high blood pressure?

What is a good diet for a person that is anemic and have high blood pressure?

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

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What is the normal blood pressure for a pre-teen child?

What is the normal blood pressure for a pre-teen child?

Depends: There is no simpe answer to this because we need to know sex, height an age of the child to be able give you a normal range for blood pressure. ...Read more

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What is low blood pressure for a male?

What is low blood pressure for a male?

Depends : It depends on age and size. BP ought be >80/50 and more commonly is >100/60. Normal is up to 135/85. ...Read more

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What is a safe blood pressure and glucose level?

What is a safe blood pressure and glucose level?

Healthy Vital Signs: In general, one would like to have a blood pressure that is reliably around 120 over 80 and a fasting blood sugar well under 100 mg/dl. But, age can affect these norms. Given your stated age the standards in the first paragraph probably apply to you very well. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a type 2 diabetic to give blood at a blood bank?

Is it safe for a type 2 diabetic to give blood at a blood bank?

Absolutely: There is no contra-indication to giving blood as a diabetic - it is not infectious or cancerous. As long as you have no infections, cancers, risk factors for infection, recent travel to certain countries, or anemia, you are fine. ...Read more

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What is an ideal blood pressure for a young person?

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

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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

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Is 75/50 a normal blood pressure for a 4 year old boy? What would a low Bp indicate?

Dr. Que Chu Dr. Chu
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Is 75/50 a normal blood pressure for a 4 year old boy? What would a low Bp indicate?

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

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Anyone know what is a normal blood pressure range for a child of 11?

Anyone know what is a normal blood pressure range for a child of 11?

Depends on height: The national institute of health (nih) national heart, lung, and blood institute has published a chart on their site which will provide you the range for a child's height percentile. Here is the link: http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/guidelines/hypertension/child_tbl.Htm. ...Read more

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How helpful is it for a normal person to use a blood sugar meter?

How helpful is it for a normal person to use a blood sugar meter?

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

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Is whitening good for a person with high blood pressure?

Is whitening good for a person with high blood pressure?

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