Doctors' Due Diligence: Measuring Kids' Blood Pressure
"In adults, anything over 140 over 90 is considered abnormal ... family physician Margaret Riley takes 15-year-old Sara Horn's blood pressure. DR. MARGARET RILEY: OK, I'm just going to hold your arm up, just rest on my arm. It should feel nice and ...
Ageing Gracefully: Blood Pressure
Mean blood pressure decreases as the circulating blood moves away from the heart through arteries and capillaries due to viscous losses of energy. Mean blood pressure drops over the whole circulation ... Bike riding is my choice. The first line in dietary ...
There will be blood pressure
"150 over ... pressure by five points reduces the risk of developing heart failure by 50 per cent, stroke by 38 per cent, heart attack by 15 per cent and death by 10 per cent. How can I measure my own blood pressure? Home monitors costing between $100 ...
Blood pressure drugs 'should be given to everyone over 55 to reduce heart attacks and strokes'
Everyone over the age of 55 should take drugs to lower their blood pressure - even if their reading is normal, a leading doctor has recommended. Professor Malcolm Law's research found the medication cut the risk of heart attacks and strokes regardless of a ...
What blood pressure numbers are too low/high?
Q: How low is too low for the bottom blood pressure number, and how high is too high for the top one? My dad’s numbers have been shifting ... We like BP to be as low as you can get it without tumbling over — not just your dad’s but yours, too.