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What Is The Best Treatment For 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Blood Pressure: You may be mixing up metaphors. The ideal blood pressure for a man is to be around the 120/80 range. This is the ideal and the goal with treatment. There is no such thing as normal that can be broadly interpreted. But, with your blood pressure diary your normal level can be compared to the ideal and this is what treatment recommendations will be based upon. ...Read more
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
BP levels below: New criteria suggest BP 0f 140/90 for age under 60 is the upper limitof normal not requiring treatment.For people over60 this goesto 150/90. ...Read more
Are the blood pressure spikes associated with panic attacks dangerous? Normal blood pressure usually low
No immediate risk: They are not dangerous in themselves and there is no immediate cause for worry. On the other hand, living with chronic anxiety over many years will take a toll, physically and emotionally. See a mental health professional and get treatment. Panic attacks reflect underlying emotional issues. Psychotherapy will help you understand and overcome them. Get some help- you don't have to live with anxiety. ...Read more
My reverse t3, serum is 35ng/dl. It seems really high for my age (35/m), with normal blood pressure. Any suggestions on how to lower rt3?
Not a valid test: You may be reading too much nonsense on the internet. Reverse t3 has little to no value in the diagnosis, treatment, or monitoring of thyroid disorders. It has very limited value as a diagnostic test in people with "sick euthyroid" syndrome. Any symptoms you have are not related to this level. ...Read more
Sudden loss of consciousness and pulse. Almost no blood pressure. Blurred vision, slurred speech. Healthy except slightly high normal blood pressure. ?
Syncopal episode: You need some work up to find the cause. Go to an urgent care or ER if you can not get a hold of your doctor by phone. The treatment is according to the cause. Check this link. http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/symptoms-of-heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/fainting ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is this normal blood pressure theses tests have been taken in a row 116/55 63 110/57 62 as 117/54 61 it seems to bounce around ?
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