Monday, August 02, 2010 Lilsnaper101, Community Member, asks

Q: Why is there a large difference between blood pressure readings of left and right arms

I can have as much as 30 pounds of pressure difference while testing both arms at the same time with a small change of pulse.

 

I'm talking like Left arm 82/48 pulse 79 then Right arm 122/63 pulse 58

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8/ 4/10 9:56am

Hi Lilsnaper101,

 

Here's a post that addresses your questions from Dr. Weinrauch:

 

What if my blood pressure is different in both arms?

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

7 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

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