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Is 114/86 of BP normal? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 25-Apr-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor:I am good
Doctor:thank you
Doctor:How are you doing?
User:wanted to share with you that from past 3 weeks B.P is 114/86
Doctor:How is your blood pressure now?
User:do I need medicne ?
Doctor:ok, that is good
Doctor:no, you don't need medicine
User:Just wanted to understand why it is not giving me normal reading 114/80
User:dystolic is not coming down
User:it is stagnant
Doctor:It may be diastolic dysfunction
Doctor:Consult a cardiologist with the same
Doctor:Get an ECG and ECHO of the heart done along with treadmill
Doctor:If need be then he can decide on whether to put you on medicines or not
Doctor:Till then you do not require any medicine
User:what is diastolic dysfunction ?
Doctor:In simple terms - heart is not relaxing well
Doctor:this is diastolic dysfunction
User:ya , what could be the reason ?
User:have got ecg done once that was normal
Doctor:problems with heart - most commonly high cholesterol
User:last month
User:cholestrol figure was also not that high
User:have shared the reports with u as well na
User:do u knw ny good cardiologist
Doctor:in which location?
Doctor:south where?
User:Lajpat Nagar
Doctor:One of our customer care executives will assist you further in finding a good doctor. Please send mail to our customercare YYYY@YYYY . They will get back to you.
User:will do so
Doctor:Personally I am not aware of any references
Doctor:sorry about that
User:so if b.p remains 114/86 fr long can create problem ..right?
Doctor:not really
User:or 114/86 is normal
Doctor:some people normally have high diastolic reading without any underlying problem
User:coz i dont feel energetic
User:so do thy need medicne
User:my doc asked me to take inderal 10 mg fr sm time
Doctor:you can take it
User:is it safe?
User:so what do u advice ? should i go to the cardiologist?
Doctor:go to cardiologist
User:ok ..thanks
Doctor:my pleasure
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