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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 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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What is normal blood pressure for female aged 85 in good health?

What is normal blood pressure for female aged 85 in good health?

It varies: Blood pressure goals vary from one patient to the other depending whether they have heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease, etc. recent recommendation for the treatment of hypertension have been more lenient. For patient over the age of 60 without other medical problems, blood pressure medication is initiated once the BP is over 150/90. anything below is acceptable as long as it is not too low ...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 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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