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Old 05-16-2012, 06:03 PM   #1
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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?

 
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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

 
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Re: 116/66 what does this mean

Excellent bp reading! Keep on doing whatever it is you are doing.

 
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