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... Ok I am a 40 year old male 5'9 220 lbs . I feel good but I dot one of those machines . I want to start treating myself a little better as I get older. I took a test and got readings of 147/105 pulse was 74 . That I know of I don't have any health problems. But, I do smoke which I am planning on quiting soon. My question is is my readings to high / Should I be concern? and what... (8 replies)
... diastolic is the lowest that the pressure drops between the systole peaks. If you look at a graph of pressure you see that most of the graph is far closer to the diastolic than the systolic. ... (11 replies)
... I agree. It makes sense that it is important to get both systolic and diastolic readings under control. I certainly don't want to see a high reading for either one. ... (7 replies)

... It really DOES say that the higher the diastolic the better in the elderly. ... (11 replies)
... I asked my doctor whether systolic, diastolic or pulse presssure was more important. She told me systolic and diastolic were equally important, and she didn't think much of the pulse pressure. ... (7 replies)
... Normally, my blood pressure is good, although the systolic tends to be in the hypertensive range, while the diastolic stays at bay. That's why today's numbers absolutely scared me! I saw the first and knew it was close to high and hoped it wouldn't get any higher. ... (1 replies)
... my pulse rate is around 93. ... (1 replies)
... guys. I just wanted to know if you think I might have low blood pressure. I've never really had problems with high blood pressure, as every time I check, the diastolic number is always "well contained". But sometimes, the numbers are on the low side. Let me give you some readings. ... (1 replies)
... Quite simply, is there any kind of beta blocker which would tackle the pulse directly as opposed to systolic/diastolic pressure? (1 replies)
... 17-6-2014 12:42 PM (systolic/diastolic - pulse) 131/94 - 102 17-6-2014 7:50 PM 110/92 - 105 18-6-2014 01:31 PM 121/93 - 102 (3 replies)
... Sounds like you're on your way! I know it's hard but it's worth it in the end :) Be careful with the OJ. Juices have a lot of sugar. Maybe cut back on that a bit and replace with water. Good luck. (8 replies)
... You are right till you have to start thinking about if bending down to pick up that object we drop is worth it, or when you do bend down it is followed by agonising noises. hahaha. Actually I am proud to say I cold quit smoking cigarettes. It is my 4Th day and I am craving for one, but, thinking of being dead makes me not want one. I also changed drinking my daily 2 litter... (8 replies)
... Gargoyle, If your friend's home monitor is an arm cuff one, make sure that you've been resting (sitting) for about 5 minutes. Both feet should be on the floor, your back supported, your cuffed arm relaxed on a table, palm up, cuff at heart level. Don't stiffen your arm, as this has an isometric effect and can skew the results. Take 3 separate readings 3 minutes apart in... (8 replies)
... I borrowed my friends machine after I started to feel strange health wise. Nothing I have ever felt (8 replies)
... Ty so much for your help . I started saturday. I quit drinking soda. I used to drink upto 2 litters a day. I am trying to stop smoking.which i managed to cut 75 % and for lunch I had a salad. Lots of orange juice. I felt sweaty tired and not my normal self last week . It spooked me! I look at my 2 young children, wife and my grandaughters and I want to see them grow up. I... (8 replies)
... I agree with the 2 helpful posts above. Normal (resting) blood pressure should be 120/80. Your #s are high. In the simplest terms, as we age the arteries stiffen and we are more prone to hypertension. There are lots of things you can do to bring those #s down but it would be wise to see your doctor as well. Seeing a doc doesn't necessarily mean he/she are going to start you... (8 replies)
... gargoyle661, that reading for blood pressure is a little high. 140/90 is considered high blood pressure. As someone who is dealing with problems from years of poorly controlled blood pressure, my advice would be to talk to your doctor. You may want to get on some blood pressure medications while you work to make some lifestyle changes to bring it down. Good luck! (8 replies)
... 220lbs? u need start losing weight and exercising. (8 replies)
... I agree, you need to see your Dr. or call him or her right away. You don't want to mess around with a pulse of 40 especially since you have had heart surgery & you don't feel good. Fam (4 replies)
... In men, benefits were seen with the lowering of both systolic and diastolic blood pressure values, and the effect of lower diastolic levels were less clear. ... (7 replies)

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