Im a healthy 19 year old female. I have a varying heart and pulse rate at rest. Sometimes my heart rate is as low as 66/ 39 with a pulse rate of 45 and sometimes its as high as 144/ 81 with a pulse of 70 and my pulse can be as high as 146. Im due to go to the doctor in a month as my heart rate was high last time i went. However having monitored my heart rate and pulse with a lood pressure monitior im now worried. Should i be concerned. Im an active, otherwise healthy individual :) I occasionally suffer from light headedness, tirdness and palpatations.
I assume 66/39 and 144/81 are your blood pressure values.
Heart rates of 45, 70 and 146 are as far as I know, normal in healthy young women (if they increase with exercise or anxiety). Note, however, there are not necessarily any connections between heart rate and blood pressure - it is completely possible to have high blood pressure with low heart rate, and opposite.
A blood pressure of 66/39 is NOT normal. I think you should see your doctor earlier, but you can do some experiments - try to measure your blood pressure at rest, stand up, and measure it again a minute later. Try taking a quick walk - and measure again. The blood pressure is supposed to increase through those events. If it doesn't, mention it to your doctor.
Low blood pressure is not necessarily a bad thing - except if it doesn't increase properly with exercise, if makes you dizzy/faint, or if it's caused by inefficient heart output.
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