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Is it normal to have very low blood pressure while taking meds for high blood pressure?

I take meds for high blood pressure but I started exercising, and yesterday I had mine checked and it was 97/73, I felt awful. I was just wondering if it is normal for this to happen or do I need to get off the meds.

high bp----> meds-------> low bp

If you're becoming symptomatic (dizziness, shortness of breath, confusion)from the low bp the meds caused, that's not good. Meds might need to be adjusted in terms of dose or class or timing. Talk to your doctor.  (+ info)

What is a normal blood pressure for a 15 year old female?

Im 15 years old approximately 175lbs and 5'9 and i just now took my blood pressure and its 138 over 91. Is that normal?
I have also gotten higher than this i check every week or so.. what should i do to fix it?

That is considered high. Any number of things can affect blood pressure, so one high reading isn't something to get too excited about. Check it periodically over the course of several days, if it is consistently high, try to see your doctor about it.  (+ info)

What is a normal blood pressure for a 14 year old male?

Hey, I'm a 14 year old male and recently had basal pneumonia(lower lung). Since the illness I have been extremely concerned about dying and my health. I tested my blood pressure the other day and it was 119/63 with a pulse of 71 is this normal for me. Also im in very good shapeabout 5'10 145 pounds if that has anything to do with it. Thanks.

Hi Curtis..

Please...if you have any concerns check with your doctors.

Much better to get a proper medical opinion that you ask on Yahoo Answers as the doctors has to take any medical conditions into account.

I suspect having been sick you may be sick of doctors...but it is the best way to find out.

Good luck...  (+ info)

How many strokes/Heart attacks happen in people with normal Cholesterol and blood pressure levels?

I understand people with High cholesterol or high blood pressure have a much increased chance of having a stroke or heart attack, but how many people have strokes/heart attacks that have completely normal blood pressure levels and normal cholesterol levels? In percentages...

"Michael M" is a person with no medical/scientific training who posts inaccurate statements about cholesterol & heart disease.

Cholesterol is ONE factor in heart disease, not the only one.
When I did cardiology, we would sometimes see these patients come in with an MI. We'd often send a blood sample off for NMR (nuclear spectography) for particle size analysis.  (+ info)

What blood pressure is normal when you sleep?

What blood pressure is normal when you sleep?

Mine is about 110/70 sometimes 110/60ish

is that normal?

Blood pressure is lower when we sleep. The BP you have given is definitely lower than the normal average. It is not so low as to be indicative of a disease process.  (+ info)

What is considered the normal blood pressure reading for the elderly?

Are there different normal blood pressure levels between men and women?

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Why is my blood pressure normal when I wake up in the morning, but high at the end of the day?

I've been borderline hypertensive for some time. My doctor has put me on blood pressure medicine just recently. I bought a home blood pressure monitor, and in the morning my blood pressure is normal, but after work, at the end of the day, it is sky high?

Could be different things making your blood pressure being high, eating alot of salt, stress at work, worrying, just different thing, smoking will make it high too. Your dr may need to adjust your blood pressure meds, just take your reading to him, at least 3 to 4 reading a day. Good luck and take care of that blood pressure because that could lead to serious problems down the road, heart trouble and even death.  (+ info)

what is the normal blood pressure of a person age 37 and above?

gud day im 37years old and always check my blood pressure which is 110/70 but i feel dizzy or some kind of a drunk person.is it normal on my age to have that blood pressure?

See the link below. Scroll down to the chart titled: Categories for Blood Pressure Levels in Adults
It says a normal adult (age 18+) blood pressure should be less than 120/80. So that puts you in pretty good shape. Some say that if your systolic pressure drops below 90 or your diastolic pressure drops below 60 you have low blood pressure. But really, you are just fine at least for this reading.

Fluid build-up or infection in the inner ear can cause a balance problem and/or make you dizzy and nauseous  (+ info)

What is the normal blood pressure range?

what is the normal blood pressure range for a 9 yr. old girl I am 9 and mine is like, 100 over 80 is that above below or normal range?

Your blood pressure is absolutely normal.The normal level is 120/80 & yours is within that range so it is absolutely normal .You are to young to think about this thing  (+ info)

What is normal blood pressure and does it vary with exercise?

Is a blood pressure of 108/74 normal?

Yes, that blood pressure is okay. And yes, blood pressure will vary with exercise, stress, etc.  (+ info)

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