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I'm just wondering, if you always have good normal, low blood pressure, are you likely absent of heart disease?

Not necessarily. Hypertension is just one of the risk factors for heart disease. If you have a normal blood pressure but weigh 300 pounds, smoke two packs per day, have diabetes, have a high cholesterol, and are a couch potato, the normal blood pressure will probably not be very protective. Read more...
No. Blood pressure is just one of the risk factors for heart disease. Having normal blood pressure is a positive thing for you. Just don't be falsely reassured if you have any other signs of heart disease. Read more...
Perhaps. But there are several things that go into heart disease. Smoking, diabetes, family history, chronic inflammation to name a few. Blood pressure is just one of many risk factors. Read more...

Low blood pressure 110/70. Concerned. I'm a runner and exercise regularly. History of heart disease in family. Also, third number: bph: 66?

110/70 is normal. This is a normal blood pressure for an athlete. You should only be concerned if you are lightheaded, dizzy, fatigued, or short of breath. The normal response of blood pressure during exercise is for the top number to increase and the bottom number to decrease. It is normal for athletes to have lower blood pressures and heart rates due to the heart's adaptive response to exercise. Read more...