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,
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Your blood pressure is normal.Just avoid a bit of salt and fatty food and you will be fine.
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