I'm having some issues with blood pressure, I think. I'm not very knowledgeable on the subject. I believe I'm supposed to be 120/80? I took my blood pressure a few moments ago and I'm at 108/61, with a heart rate of 41. My numbers are usually always around here. My main concern with this is that I'm always very cold, and it's quite irritating. Are these numbers something I should be concerned about, or could this be considered normal?
I'm sure this is important too: I'm a 135 lbs male, 21 years old.
you're heart rate is way too low. A normal heart rate is anywhere between 60-100 beats a minute. You're pressure is good. 120/80 is the goal for everyone, but under is great, you may be dehydrated. Check your pulse again, are you light headed, dizzy?
you need to be seen in the er if this is an accurate reading
I just took my numbers again, my pressure is 110/62, heart rate 44. I did a bit of browsing around on some other forums and the consensus seems to be that a heart rate under 50 is very uncommon. This worried me, so I took a manual reading last night (held my finger to my neck, counted for 60 seconds) and my heart rate was under 50 each time. I took another manual check after I used the machine reader and counted about 51 beats in a minute. I do get light-headed a lot if I've been sitting down reading or what not for awhile, and then get up quick, but other than that I don't feel regularly light-headed or dizzy. The main negative symptom I seem to be experiencing is that I'm cold at almost all times. Guess I should visit the doctor?
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.