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Diastolic blood pressure is the pressure of blood against the walls of the arteries when the heart relaxes between beats. It is the bottom number...
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I guess I don't get why a diastolic (the BOTTOM number) of 70-90 is considered "high"? "Normal BP" USED to be 120/80 (I know...
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The blood pressure reading is measured in millimeters of mercury and is written as systolic pressure, the force of the blood against the artery walls...
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The Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure has classified blood pressure measurements...
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During relaxation of the heart (diastole) the left ventricle of the heart fills with blood returning from the lungs. The left ventricle then...
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A blood pressure reading appears as two numbers. The first and higher of the two is a measure of systolic pressure, or the pressure in the arteries...
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The blood pressure usually is measured with a small, portable instrument called a blood pressure cuff (sphygmomanometer). (Sphygmo is Greek for pulse...
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Blood pressure is the measurement of the pressure or force of blood against the blood vessels (arteries). Blood pressure is written as two numbers...
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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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A BP of 165/95 is still too high and it puts you at risk. While some people can tolerate higher pressures than others, that does not make it...
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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...
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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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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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Hi found this for you it explains things a lot better than me. A number of medications can be used to treat high blood pressure. One commonly...
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Severe. A healthy blood pressure should never drop under 100/60.