How low is too low for blood pressure readings?

Answer Unlike high blood pressure, which can be numerically defined as anything over 130/80, low blood (hypotension) is indicated by symptoms that arise from low blood flow through veins and arteries. The... Read More »

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How do I understand blood pressure readings?

Getting your blood pressure checked is a standard part of almost any visit to the doctor's office. And if you have high blood pressure, chances are you're monitoring your blood pressure at home, to... Read More »

How to Get Accurate Blood Pressure Readings?

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How can you understand blood pressure readings?

Anyone who has ever had their blood pressure taken has wondered exactly what those numbers mean. The Mayo Clinic explains that a blood pressure reading has four categories; they range from normal ... Read More »

What do blood pressure readings represent?

A blood pressure reading is measured as two numbers. The first or top number is your systolic blood pressure -- the amount of pressure against your artery walls each time your heart contracts. The ... Read More »