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Hi, Your blood pressure rises with each heartbeat and falls when your heart relaxes between beats. While BP can change from minute to minute with...
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try this site it has a PDF that your child's height and weight goes on and then you figure out their normal BP http://www.nhlbi.nih...
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At 11 years of age, the "normal" blood pressure range is close to the same as it is for an adult.Generally speaking, the normal blood...
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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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Hi, This is courtesy DR Frank. Though BP does have a tendency to rise with age, normal blood pressure in adults is not age dependant and...
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A healthy blood pressure should be less than 120 mm Hg (systolic) and less than 80 mm Hg (diastolic).  A normal pulse rate for adults is 60 to...
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Maybe your right arm is healthier (just kidding). We are not equal on both sides of our body and a blood pressure test taken on one side can be very...
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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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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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Hi I would pose this question at your doctor, see what he/she says.It could be just for insurance, in case you BP goes high at anytime.If this is...
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Hi NO at 25 you should be around 120 over 80, so you are low, but it could be just you, and could be that way all the time.Was this test done at your...
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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...