Isolated systolic hypertension

What is Isolated systolic hypertension?

In medicine, systolic hypertension is defined as an elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP).

If the systolic blood pressure is elevated (>140) with a normal (<90) diastolic blood pressure (DBP), it is called "isolated systolic hypertension".

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My mother is 73 with history of Barrett s esophagus , chronic vertigo , (?) IBS . No other cardiac or medical history. She is suffering from...

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In case of your mother the systolic pressure remaining in the 60-80 range is a good sign because most complications of hypertension are caused by...

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My blood presure is 166 87 mmhg and my pulse rate is 63ppm, I am 40 year old male. is this ok

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Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
The normal range for blood pressure at your age should be between 120/80 to 139/ 89. A blood pressure above...

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I have very labile hypertension-I assume that it is isolated systolic hypertension. I am on diltiazem 120 sustained extended and 75 mgm of avapro...

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I would recommend performing further tests as follows :

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I have very labile hypertension-I assume that it is isolated systolic hypertension . I am on diltiazem 120 sustained extended and 75 mgm of avapro...

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My mother is 76 years old, she usually has blood pressure as 160/70 or at times 160/64. Therefore there is almost everytime higher systolic and...

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my systolic bp is very high and my diastolic bp reading is very low. My doctors cannot seem to correct the problem. Can you please help me? THANKS...

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My mother is 73 with history of Barrett s esophagus , chronic vertigo , (?) IBS . No other cardiac or medical history. She is suffering from...

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