... Not sure what was up with the diastolic there! ... (2 replies)
... I feel dizzy the whole day. I feel sleepy and tired though I haven't done anything strenous. . There's also shortness of breath. I started monitoring by bp today..it's
106/60 - 10:00am
110/67 - 4:00pm
120/65 - 9:00pm
Is this a big deal? (0 replies)
... Hello everyone,
I wanted to share my experience from a few days ago in hopes that someone may give me an answer to this puzzling health issue I have. To start off with, I have always had low blood pressure. My normal BP ranges between 85-100 systolic and 55-65 diastolic. Up until three years ago, I haven't had any problems with being a bit hypotensive. Three years ago, I... (2 replies)
... For the most part the diastolic readings are half the systolic. ... (1 replies)
... What might cause an "elevated sympathetic nervous system outflow" that isn't a result of anxiety or exercise?
Which tests are there to determine if this is a possibility?
And are there other signs or symptoms to help support this as a possibility? (5 replies)
... normal elastance, thus systolic elevates abnormally with each stroke volume delivered to the aorta, and lack of recoil of the aorta in diastole produces a lower diastolic pressure. ... (5 replies)
... I took him to ER and they did bloodwork and EKG...all came back good. Was told to follow up with his MD but was also told not to add another BP med or Diastolic would drop too low. ... (0 replies)
... I had it calibrated at the doctors office, so I believe it is indeed accurate. However is a diastolic of 55-65 at all dangerous? (3 replies)
... My diastolic was never really a problem, when I got diagnosed with hypertension my diastolic remained a solid 80. ... (3 replies)
... A large pulse pressure (difference in the two numbers) is suggestive of reduced compliance of vasculature.
In short, I suspect you have some stiffening of your vessels. This often occurs with aging, though I think your lifestyle choice has accelerated this process (age 55 vs. seeing this at 65 or older). (5 replies)
I'm a young 20 seemingly health male I weigh in at about 155
so pretty thin as well I'm 6'0
I have high bloodpressure!
I take 25m metroplol
My BP spikes at times for No reason (NOT ANXIETY)
and can get up to 180/110 (2 replies)
... Honestly i haven't thought much about my BP in a few months. The only reason i'm back to worryin about it cuz i'm about to get on a plane for the first time of my life and i have underlying anxiety the past few weeks. But sadly i haven't done nearly enough research about how to control my BP. I just take my 20mg of benicar, exercise and eat sensibly and hope for the best. I... (6 replies)
... The results of this recent study suggest that diastolic blood pressure as low as 50mmHg is NOT associated with increased risks of adverse events. ... (2 replies)
... my diastolic went down pretty fast while my systolic remained a bit elevated. My ARB is working but not as effectively as my ACE in lowering both measurements. ... (2 replies)
... xtra pressure to propel the blood through the clogged blood vessels. On the other hand, the pts who have had surgery to clear the blood vessels can have a lower diastolic the article says. ... (2 replies)
... I told him that I never go heavy because I have a dislocated shoulder, I told him I will never go beyond 65 pounds. He said that's fine. ... (8 replies)
... I have been told that young people tend to have high Diastolic and as they age they get High Systolic and lower Diatolic. I believe that is the case. ... (6 replies)
... No, you are right, of course. It should have read:
If either of the numbers is within a normal range, the reading is still considered LOWER than normal.....
sorry about the omission. I was expecting a phone call & rushing. I am editing my post to include this omission. Thank you for catching it!
flowergirl (6 replies)
Have I misunderstood this?
My DIA has always been within the normal ranges (60-80) and I've only ever had a problem with the SYS. Does this mean a BP reading of, say, 150-65 is considered "normal?"
Neil (6 replies)
... My resting Blood Pressure usually runs about 140/65 or 135/69. I am 65 and never had trouble with high blood pressure until I got hashimoto thyroiditism (hypo). I take 180 mg Diovan. What concerns me is the low diastolic. Is this bad? (6 replies)