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What is considered normal blood pressure?

What is considered normal blood pressure?

Good question: For adults, a normal blood pressure is less than 140/90 mmhg; however, an ideal blood pressure is less than 120/80 mmhg. This is also the goal if you're taking medical therapy. ...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 considered a high blood pressure and what is considered a low blood pressure?

What is considered a high blood pressure and what is considered a low blood pressure?

There is a range: Generally the diastolic (lower number) must be over 90 to consider it hypertension. The range for the upper number (systolic) is broader but is a problem when over 130. The low end is about 50 diastolic but tolerance for this varies. ...Read more

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What is a healthy blood pressure range?

What is a healthy blood pressure range?

Varies: There's no one size fits all in medicine , but as a general rule blood pressures with systolic (top) of less than 130 and bottom less than 80 ( diastolic) is considered acceptable. Some recommend 110 over70 as ideal. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood presure what is a normal blood presure & what is an high blood presure.

What is a normal blood presure what is a normal blood presure & what is an high blood presure.

For : For an adult: top number below 120 and bottom number below 80 = healthy top number between 120-139 and bottom number 80-89 = prehypertension top number between 140-159 and bottom number 90-99 = stage 1 hypertension top number above 160 and bottom number above 100 = stage 2 hypertension the ranges for children and teenagers are typically lower and are based on age and height. People with other health problems besides high blood pressure such as diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease may require more aggressive control of their blood pressure. ...Read more

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What is a high blood pressure?

What is a high blood pressure?

Persistent > 140/90: Your blood pressure is recorded as two figures. For example, 150/95 mm Hg. High Blood pressure is persistent readings greater than 140/90. This can lead to heart attacks and strokes. Self-help: Lose weight, exercise, eat healthily, reduce alcohol, caffeine and salt. Still high: See your doctor you may need as many as three or four medications for high blood pressure. ...Read more

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What is considered low blood pressure?

What is considered low blood pressure?

Just a number: Well 120/80 has been considered average. Under 100 is getting low. But what is more important is how do you feel. If you feel well, i would not worry about a low blood pressure. Actually people with a low blood pressure live longer. I have seen patients with a pressure of 80/60 who feel quite well. ...Read more

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Is a blood pressure of 100/60 normal or is it low?

Is a blood pressure of 100/60 normal or is it low?

Low normal: It is low and is normal for some people and as long as it is not causing any ill effects like lightheaded mess/dizziness you do not need any treatment.It is more common in athletes and active people. ...Read more

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What is considered low blood pressure and what would be considered high blood pressure?

What is considered low blood pressure and what would be considered high blood pressure?

Relative: Low blood pressure would, i suppose, be defined by most of us as a mean pressure < 50-60mmhg (big number + 2*small number / 3 is a rough estimate) but the clinical answer is that unless you're symptomatic (dizzy, lightheaded, passing out) almost any BP is ok. High is any systolic number that is usually > 140 or bottom usually > 90. ...Read more

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What is considered normal blood sugar level for a teenager?

What is considered normal blood sugar level for a teenager?

60-100 mg/dl: For teenager up to 16 years old. 70-105 for teenager over age 16. ...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 is considered low blood pressure that is still healthy?

What is considered low blood pressure that is still healthy?

Depends on symptoms: A symptomatic pt will require a full work up with full h&p with labs holter , echo, tilt table etc. Once a likely diagnosis is found a taylored therapy can implemented.If no symptoms then no treatment is neccesary. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood sugar?

What is a normal blood sugar?

Blood sugar: For the majority of healthy individuals, normal blood sugar levels are as follows: Between 4.0 to 6.0 mmol/L (72 to 108 mg/dL) when fasting Up to 7.8 mmol/L (140 mg/dL) 2 hours after eating https://www.diabetes.co.uk/diabetes_care/blood-sugar-level-ranges.html ...Read more

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What is a normal range for diastolic pressure?

What is a normal range for diastolic pressure?

Less than 80 mmgh: The recommended diastolic bllod pressure is 80 mmgh or less. ...Read more

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What is considered normal blood pressure?

Good question: For adults, a normal blood pressure is less than 140/90 mmhg; however, an ideal blood pressure is less than 120/80 mmhg. This is also the goal if you're taking medical therapy. ...Read more

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What is the normal blood pressure?

What is the normal blood pressure?

Around 120/80: Normal blood pressure at or below 120 over 80 (120/80). This is the ideal blood pressure for people wishing to have good health. ...Read more

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Is 141/93 is normal blood pressure?

Is 141/93 is normal blood pressure?

No: This is considered stage I hypertension. Is not normal and needs treatment. A single measurement this high does not require treatment right away. However if repeat measurements show it is still elevated at another doctors visit then treatment would be indicated. Recommend to invest in a home bp machine. Check it once every morning upon rising. Keep a journal and show to your doctor after 2-3 week ...Read more

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Is it normal blood pressure 105/45 ?

Is it normal blood pressure 105/45 ?

Bp: probably fine, recheck it to be sure of the diastolic number. If consistently low, ...Read more

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How can I get a normal blood pressure?

How can I get a normal blood pressure?

Hard to do alone: Initial steps loose weight exercise more 'low sodium/salt intake low fat meals If these don't work you will have to add medication ...Read more

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Normal blood pressure for male age 14?

140/85 or LESS: Your BP should be 140/85 or less at rest. It is normal for it to go up with activity and stress. You should check your BP after resting for 5 min. Females typically have low bp. I would not worry about low numbers unless you feel tired or dizzy. Young, skinny, healthy females typically have BP of 90/60 without problems. ...Read more

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What is normal blood pressure at age 52?

Blood pressure: The latest report says that 150/80 is considered normal. ...Read more

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What is high normal blood pressure range?

135/85: For a non-diabetic adult the BP should be <135/85. 110-130/60-80 is a perfect range. ...Read more

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What to do to have a normal blood pressure?

What to do to have a normal blood pressure?

D&E: Follow a healthy diet, stay normal weight. Exercise regularly. Choose the right parents. If you get high blood pressure anyway, take the medicines that are prescribed for you. ...Read more

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Normal blood pressure for 51 year old male?

130/80: Maximal normal blood pressure should be aimed at about 130/80. ...Read more

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What's normal blood pressure ? 43 years old

Less than 140/90: Normal BP: Systolic lower than 120 mm Hg, diastolic lower than 80 mm Hg. Prehypertension (means above the normal but not high enough to call it high BP): Systolic 120-139 mm Hg, diastolic 80-89 mm Hg. High blood BP is any value above 140/90. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood pressure for 2 year olds?

What is a normal blood pressure for 2 year olds?

Range of 94/54-74/34: Formula to calculate BP range in children over age 1 is: higher sys 90 +2(age in years) lower sys:70 + 2(age in years) subtract 40 from systolic to calculate diastolic range. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood pressure for my age at 47?

What is a normal blood pressure for my age at 47?

120/80: Normal NORMAL blood pressure is 120/80. As we age, both numbers can drift up, so 130/80 wouldn't be too worrisome although lower is better. If your bottom number is going up (90 or more) then you are starting to show some sign your body is reacting to a higher than normal blood pressure, and it is time to ask about how to prevent its going even higher. See your provider. ...Read more

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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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