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What is defined as high blood pressure in a teen?

No fixed number. Upper normal limit of blood pressure (95th percentile) is determined by age, gender and height percentile. Read more...

What is defined as high blood pressure for a 31 year old female?

See below. Resting blood pressue above 120/80 is a cause for concern. See this site for more info. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/hbp/detect/categ.htm. Read more...

Bp goes down on days I forget to take my high blood pressure meds?

Unusual. This is certainly not what is expected! I am glad you are following your bp. It would help to know what the numbers are, what other meds you take (i see the list above). It may be that something else is going on with your medical conditions. I recommend you follow-up with your physician to see what is going on. Read more...

If my BP went high as 170/117, could this mean I already have high blood pressure?

Bp. It is suspicious for an elevated resistance. You should be checked periodically to see if it really is high. Salt avoidance is important and following with your dr. Read more...

I have high blood pressure. I take meds. It's about 135 over 85. will this vitapak elevate my BP even more?

Vitapak. New year resolution here eh my friend? Had to look up what Vitapak. The key ingredients here are Tribulus Terrestris, Feungreek and Creatine. Having mentioned this, in medical literature, the comment that Tribulus and Fenugreek help with gain is considered bull... Creatine does work in athletic performance. None. Fun fact fenugreek - inc milk production. Should not cause BP to go up though. GL. Read more...
Unlikely/uncertain. The vitamins in "vitapak" shouldn't affect your blood pressure. Fenugreek extract appears to be harmless but ineffective in building muscle. Some studies suggest tribulus terrestris has anablic steroid effect which could indirectly raise your blood pressure. But if you knew how much money GNC makes selling this ineffectual product, now THAT could definitely raise your B/P. Caveat emptor! Read more...

My husband has probably been having for several months now problems with high blood pressure. On average, it is normally 150/80-90. Some days it will be 143/80. He's started taking 25 MG of BP med about 2 weeks ago. How bad is his bp?

Mild. These readings indicate less than ideal control with a goal of 120/80 as a guideline. His hypertension should be easily manageable with the proper dose and/or combination of antihypertensive medication and life style changes, if any are needed. Read more...
Bad HiBP? 36 Male notes: My husband has problems with high BP several months. Average, 150/80-90. Some days 143/80. Started 25 MG of BP med 2 weeks ago. How bad is his bp? ANS: I have specialized in BP for 50+ years and happy to do 2nd opinion now till 4 AM PCT. I assume you were told to fix DASH Diet for at least 2 wks before going to meds. If not, your Dr not following guidelines. May be all he needs. Read more...