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 What Is the Meaning of the Bottom Number on a Blood Pressure Reading?

Answer Blood pressure readings are expressed as a ratio. The top number is your systolic reading and the bottom is your diastolic reading. Both numbers play a role, individually and collectively, in the d... Read More »
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What is the meaning of a diastolic blood pressure reading?

Blood pressure is an important vital sign in determining the health of a patient. Diastolic blood pressure can tell much about a patient's cardiovascular health.What is Blood Pressure?When the hear... Read More »
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What does a systolic blood pressure reading of 148 and diastolic reading of 55 mean in an elderly patient?

Your grandma's blood pressure reading is 148/55 mmHg. She has got stage 1 hypertension (Isolated systolic hypertension). Isolated systolic hypertension is defined as a systolic pressure that is abo... Read More »
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How to get a low blood pressure reading?

Oh god you're dumb. I hope you're not going to be a nurse.
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What is too low for a blood pressure reading?

Blood pressure is measured by two values: a high value, or systolic pressure, and a low value, or diastolic pressure. A systolic pressure below 90 may be too low. Likewise, a diastolic pressure bel... Read More »
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