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Old 01-10-2007, 11:10 AM   #1
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blood pressure

yesterday i had my blood pressure taken it was 119 over 71 the doctor said the top was a bit high and the botton was a bit low so today i done it again on the machine in the surgery and it was 128 over 71 i am a bit confusedabout it does anybody know anything about this

 
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Old 01-10-2007, 11:44 AM   #2
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Re: blood pressure

Both readings are good. I don't know why your doctor is saying that 119/71 isn't a good reading....

 
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Old 01-10-2007, 12:11 PM   #3
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Re: blood pressure

I agree - 119/71 is a great BP reading. Most people would love to have that #. Also, BP do tend to fluctuate at different times of the day.

 
Old 01-10-2007, 12:29 PM   #4
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Re: blood pressure

thank you both for answering i feel a lot better about it now

 
Old 01-10-2007, 12:34 PM   #5
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Re: blood pressure

sorry i said 128 over 71 but it was 136 over 71 the 71 never seems to change

 
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