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normal blood pressure


She has high blood pressure of 170/110.
  normal for an adult at rest:  120/80
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Although this is "normal" blood pressure, there is not a consensus that it is a desirable goal. In many primitive societies (with much less heart disease at a given age), normal blood pressure is much lower.
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  • She has high blood pressure of 170/110.
  • Medicine for arthritis and high blood pressure and high cholesterol, some taken with food and some without, and I’m told that I must always carry nitroglycerine pills in my pocket, in the event I ever again feel that searing pain in my chest.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • She’s on Diovan for the high blood pressure, Phenergan for the nausea, amoxicillin and streptomycin to keep her lymphatic system tamped down, but we’re still struggling with the fever," Claire reports.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • A prison doctor, she said, had pronounced her low blood pressure a serious condition, one that might leave her permanently disabled and her six children a burden to society.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place

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  • But she has heart disease and high blood pressure now and takes medication for both.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • With all that plus the whole family’s high blood pressure and diabetes, the Lackses figured they pretty much supported the pharmaceutical industry, plus several doctors.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • His mother was in bed with high blood pressure, though.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • He developed liver dysfunction, high blood pressure, back pains, chest pains.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • He’s had high blood pressure for years.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • A diet heavy in meat causes heart disease and high blood pressure.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland

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  • She had thyroid problems, bad nerves and high blood pressure.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • It drove our neighbor Mr. Kramer to high blood pressure, but my father reveled in it.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Someone Like You
  • He also had ulcers and high blood pressure.
    Robert Cormier  --  After the First Death
  • I had been diagnosed back in the Fortwith high blood pressure and had been given certain pills.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • He had congenital high blood pressure and mild asthma, which developed after he’d recovered from a possible case of tuberculosis.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • No medical records indicate that he had any illness, other than high blood pressure.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • And this is why that black people is hypertension; more of us die from high blood pressure because of that strain.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • These periodic quarrels had a tranquillizing effect on both, like the application of leeches for high blood pressure.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Obesity has been linked to heart disease, colon cancer, stomach cancer, breast cancer, diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, infertility, and strokes.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • After seeing all the sugar and processed foods that my family ate, I wasn’t surprised to find outMary Elizabeth had hypertension and high blood pressure.
    Peter Jenkins  --  A Walk Across America
  • Abuela is complaining that there was too much salt in the ropa vieja, that high blood pressure runs in the family, and that Rosario should be careful not to aggravate their condition.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Routine secondhand inquiries at the Federal Trade Commission confirmed the fact that its chairman, Albert Armbruster, did, indeed, have ulcers as well as high blood pressure and under doctor’s orders left the office and returned home whenever discomfort struck him.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Low blood pressure for a guy his age and physical condition.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • High praise from the doctor with high blood pressure.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • I got anxiety, depression, degenerating kneecaps, bursitis, bulged discs in my back, diabetes, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, cholesterol.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Because of my recent illness and my history of high blood pressure, I had been put on a strict low-cholesterol diet.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Confusion, panic, and incoherent speech are all symptoms of extremely high blood pressure and blood sugar, which can lead to heart attack and stroke.
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  • "He’s old and he smokes and he has high blood pressure.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
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Associated words [difficulty]:   normal blood pressure [6] , atria [4] , aorta [6] , vena cava [6] , ventricles [6] , fibrillation [8] , diastole [9] , systole [9]
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