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Blood Pressure

My blood pressure today at our local pharmacy was 134/71. Is this horrible? I have no medical insurance, so I have to rely on these machines :(

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:14 AM on Nov. 2, 2010 in Health

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  • That's pretty good actually
    twinmama2five

    Answer by twinmama2five at 1:17 AM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • That is good!
    kerp1960

    Answer by kerp1960 at 1:20 AM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • Top number is borderline high but the bottom is good. Your bp can change from minute to minute. I usually take mine twice within a couple minutes. But just from that reading its pretty good.
    MissAlisabeth

    Answer by MissAlisabeth at 1:28 AM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • Not bad.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 2:03 AM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • If you not sure about the reading, go to another pharmacy...
    Monica655

    Answer by Monica655 at 4:07 AM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • That is good. I was told blood pressure is not treated until it gets to 140/90
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 7:16 AM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • Top number is a little high, you want to be under 130 for the top number and under 90 for the bottom, keep checking it and if it is still high go see your doctor.
    pbilotti

    Answer by pbilotti at 9:54 AM on Nov. 2, 2010

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