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High Blood Pressure

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02/18/2008

Question:

my bloodpresser is 117 over69 is taht to low?

Answer:

In general, the lower the blood pressure, the lower the cardiovascular risk.  In otherwise healthy people, a good rule is "As long as the person feels well, the blood pressure is not too low".

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Response by:

Max C Reif, MD Max C Reif, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director of Hypertension Section
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati