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What's a good blood pressure medication?

What's a good blood pressure medication?

Many: There are many different classes of medications that are effective. Treatment needs to be tailored to the individual patient. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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 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 is good blood pressure for 50 year male in good health while resting

What is good blood pressure for 50 year male in good health while resting

130/80: Usually a BP of 130/80 or less is accepted as normal resting pressure. ...Read more

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What'a good blood pressure medicine and its side effects?

What'a good blood pressure medicine and its side effects?

Many possibilities: There are multiple classes of blood pressure medications with varying side effect profiles. You should talk to your doctor about your specific needs an concerns. ...Read more

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What is a good blood pressure while on medication?

What is a good blood pressure while on medication?

It depends: BP targets are generally set by a national group called the joint national committee, and they are getting ready to release jnc 8, an updated set of guidelines. Currently, they recommend a goal of under 140/90 if treated, except for those with diabetes or kidney disease, when the goal is under 130/80. Untreated BP is ideal at around 120/80, because heart risk goes up over 125/75. ...Read more

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What is a good blood pressure reading for a 50 year old male?

What is a good blood pressure reading for a 50 year old male?

Normal BP: For a healthy person, the recommended range is less than 120 over less than 80 (<120/<80). Blood pressure that is 120-139/80-89 is considered prehypertensive, and high blood pressure is considered 140/90 or more. ...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