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odar 05-16-2012 06:03 PM

116/66 what does this mean
 
I just had a BP done at the women's clinic... and this was my reading...what does it mean?

atengnr 05-16-2012 06:08 PM

Re: 116/66 what does this mean
 
This indicates the pressure in your arteries when your heart beats (the first number); vs the pressure in your arteries when your heart is not beating (the second number). This is termed the systolic and diastolic pressure.

Yours is good! <120/80 is ideal

Titchou 05-17-2012 06:46 AM

Re: 116/66 what does this mean
 
Excellent bp reading! Keep on doing whatever it is you are doing.


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