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11/27/12 10:48 A

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My doc says 120/80 or slightly lower is desirable. I think "normal" used to be considered 140/80 but they dropped it a number of years ago.

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11/27/12 8:41 A

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ideal is 115/75 according to my doctor. But you should check with yours because you may have other variables.

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11/26/12 3:04 P

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thanks for the info. I'm trying to get back into exercising daily to help with my blood pressure. Its much easier said than done!


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11/26/12 2:30 P

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mine is 108/70

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11/26/12 2:28 P

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Sounds like it is on the higher side of normal. There is a chart here that can explain more.

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11/26/12 1:51 P

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I was wondering if anyone can tell me what the normal BP should be. I always thought it was 120/80 but i heard it has changed.

My blood pressure has been high since having a baby and lack of exercise. Its normally 130-140 and 80-90.

is that pretty high?

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