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Blood pressure changes 157/80 to 134/60 - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my blood pressure varies during the day from 157/80 to i34/60 it changes all day. iam 64 years old with no health problems other than a little overweight in my gut, no other problems, how can i control this especially my gut
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User :   sorry i am not good at this
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User :   this is about my friend who has high blood pressure
Doctor :   that is crucial
Doctor :   to make sure
Doctor :   that the blood pressure is indeed fluctuating
Doctor :   how is your friend checking it ?
Doctor :   from a home machine ?
User :   bp is 157/60 anf 137/40 changes all the time, also has a gut he is trying to get rid of, his health is good except for this
Doctor :   well the fluctuation you have mentioned are high so she need to get a physical examination done
Doctor :   he need to get a physical exam
Doctor :   20% change is normal during the day
Doctor :   but if more then it can be problem in the heart or kidneys
Doctor :   or blood vessels
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