When is a blood pressure reading too low?

Answer Blood pressure is usually considered low if the systolic or top number is lower than 90, or if the diastolic or bottom number is lower than 60. Low blood pressure is not a problem as long as it is ... 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 »

Blood pressure reading 157/106?

Your blood pressure sounds moderately high and it sounds like maybe you are now checking it yourself.If you are try checking it first thing in the morning before you do anything energetic or stress... Read More »

How to get a low blood pressure reading?

Oh god you're dumb. I hope you're not going to be a nurse.

Can a diastolic blood pressure reading be 0?

On One Hand: Conditions of Zero Blood PressureDiastolic blood pressure would drop to zero if all the blood pumped out of the heart passed through the arteries to the smaller vessels, according to t... Read More »