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What is a normal blood pressure for women of age 50 and older?

What is a normal blood pressure for women of age 50 and older?

Lower is better: With aging the elasticity of arteries (as all tissues) decreases resulting in a tendency to higher blood pressures. This is not desirable and higher pressures are not acceptable. It is still best if the blood pressure can be kept to 120/80 or even less. Until symptomatic, lower blood pressure usually is better. ...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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My friend is a 60 yr old female with low to normal blood pressure. Last saturday she spiked to around 215/99 with a splitting headache. On tuesday f?

High blood pressure: This is a serious condition concerning spikes of hypertension. This always requires immediate medical attention to determine the cause and establish proper treatment. Without proper care, very serious problems can occur. Get help now. ...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?

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 the average/normal blood pressure for a 17 year old female? Is 96/56 too low?

What is the average/normal blood pressure for a 17 year old female? Is 96/56 too low?

BP 100/60 may be: normal in you,. Don't get too hung up on the absolute numbers - it all depends how you feel and if you have any associated symptoms . Remember to eat right and get plenty of rest and exercise. Good luck! ...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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