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This is normal.  Blood pressure is usually higher when standing up as complared to lying down or even sitting.  The body works harder when...
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Welcome to WebMD Answers!If your blood pressure is spiking, please contact your doctor and let him or her know what's going on. Here is some...
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To my knowledge, no one has invented an internal blood pressure monitor, nor do I think there would be a use for something this invasive. Do you want...
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The body has mechanisms to alter or maintain blood pressure and blood flow. There are sensors that sense blood pressure in the walls of the arteries...
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It is normal for blood pressure to change nearly every time you take it, regardless of the time of day. The most important reading would then be the...
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I don't know anything about your father, but that is a good blood pressure reading. Blood pressure readings do fluctuate so some additional...
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This is a very good question. Thank you for asking!Blood pressure is read as two numbers, such as 110/70. The first number indicates the amount of...
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Get your own blood pressure machine, either a manual one or a high-tech, electronic one. Take your OWN blood pressure and keep a careful log...
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Your blood pressure would be classified as High - Normal. A blood pressure consistently at or above 140/90 would be considered to be High Blood...
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That really depends on the type of blood pressure medication. For instance, if you took a diuretic at bed time, you would be peeing all night. ...
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Hi, the menstrual cycle is divided into several phases, over you cycle. The first day of the menstrual cycle begins with menstruation. Next, the...
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Hi, I think you will find, that it has the reverse effect and lowers blood pressure, so needs to be watched for that, to low can give an irregular...
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Of course usual answer is take to the doctor but you could also try getting him to drink 8 oz of water. Also, to be on safe side get a blood pressure...
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You have a good blood pressure....
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Great question! Blood pressure control can be helped by lifestyle changes, along with medications.You don't say how long you've been taking...