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Normal/ blood presure reading?
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Blood pressure
Less than 140/90.

In brief: Blood pressure
Less than 140/90.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine
In brief: Normal vs average?
120/80 has been the "textbook" answer for many years for your question and which doctors get asked every day.
However, the realistic answer in my opinion is that there is a wide range: for a petit female, a blood pressure of 90/50 is normal, whereas for a big football player, 140/90 may be normal and even then there's room for debate. Ask your family doctor what's appropriate and healthy for you.

In brief: Normal vs average?
120/80 has been the "textbook" answer for many years for your question and which doctors get asked every day.
However, the realistic answer in my opinion is that there is a wide range: for a petit female, a blood pressure of 90/50 is normal, whereas for a big football player, 140/90 may be normal and even then there's room for debate. Ask your family doctor what's appropriate and healthy for you.
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Dr. Joseph Hermann
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