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What does blood pressure of 124/80 indicate?

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Dr. Bhagyalaxmi Nalaparaju

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2007

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Posted on Mon, 4 Aug 2014 in General Health
Question: hi
just wanting to know if blood pressure 124 over 80 is good reading and am on blood pressure medications 10mg tablets
Answered by Dr. Bhagyalaxmi Nalaparaju 38 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes, it is good reading.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for writing to us.

Your systolic value is 124 and diastolic is 80 indicates your blood pressure absolutely within normal limits.
Systolic blood pressure below 140 and diastolic below 100 considered as normal blood pressure.
I would like to ask a query?
Do you have same readings(below 140/90) regularly?
If yes, you need not worry.
Continue same medications.

If you have any queries I will be happy to help you.
Thank you.
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