Meaning of systolic and diastolic blood pressure measurement and pulse
Can someone please explain in very simple terms the meaning of systolic and diastolic blood pressure measurement and pulse. What is the most important number. I recently measured 164 / 121 with a pulse of 93. Since 26 Sept, my readings have been: 193/140. 172/91. 164/121 (P:93). 170/119. 161/110...
Low diastolic blood pressure
my mother is getting a reading of 88/42 when she monitors her blood pressure. I know that her diastolic blood pressure is very low and I am looking for a possible explanation. Is this something she should see a doctor about right away? She is under the care of a cardiologist and significantly...
What does 128/88 mean for 180lb woman? WOW, I ve never seen such kind and dignified answers... I commend you and respect your exceedingly knowledgeable input. I will do my best to exercise down the Diastolic. Best regards,
Low diastolic blood pressure
I recently have been noticing a Low diastolic blood pressure, I am 32? I am a 31 year old male. In excellent shape, 170 lbs 5 11 - I have unexplained hypertention. I have been on 40mgs of accupril for most of 9 years. I recently went to a cardiologist for an annual check up and received a echo...
Which pressure is more important- systolic or diastolic ?
Dear Sirs What was the cause for Sri Satya Sai Babas low blood pressure Dear Sirs, What was the cause for Sri Satya Sai Baba s low blood pressure ? What is the higher and lower limit (systolic/diastolic) for good blood pressure ? My blood pressure taken on 05.04.2011 was 130/73 mmHg, heart rate...
Is a diastolic blood pressure of 59 too low?
I have been checking my blood pressure lately, and was wondering if a diastolic pressure of 59 is too low. The pulse is like 74, and the systolic is like 124, or 124/59 I am concerned because I am not a doctor, and all I am finding on the web tells me the pulse pressure is too high. I don t feel...
Is it possible to have a diastolic BP of 20 ?
Is it possible to have a diastolic BP of 20 ? as in 110/20? Also, on my electronic BP measurement machine it has a feature known as arrythmia checking . Anyone know of this as accurate ? How is it tested ?
Yes; it is low. Are you feeling unwell - if yes, may I know your symptoms.
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Are the following results abnormal for a 55 year old female? If not, what exactly does it mean?
No the blood pressure is not abnormal however it is low for her age. It will be better to have a systolic of 120 atleast and diastolic of 80. What you can do is to add a little more salt in the diet about 7 gms per day.
These are the blood pressure parameters the systolic is the higher reading and the diastolic the lower
I am 40 year old. My BP is 135/90. Is it alarming ? Will i take medication for it,? Till now i didnt take any medicine for BP.
The diastolic (90) is borderline high for your age but mot alarming or dangerous. However, a decision to treat would only be made on reviewing a series of readings not on an isolated reading. Suggest taking your BP twice a day for 7 days then see your doctor for review.
Dr K A Pottinger,
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