• curious curious
    November 12, 2009
    16 year old bp of 145/85
    curious curious
    November 12, 2009

    My daughter who is 16 years old donated blood today, she had a blood pressure reading of 145/85 and a heart rate of 116, is this considered high? Is it something I should be worried about? What should I do?



  • Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    November 14, 2009
    Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    November 14, 2009

    Hi Curious,


    The average blood pressure for a 16 year-old girl is around 111/60 mm Hg.  I recommend discussing her elevated blood pressure and heart rate with her physician to determine treatment options.


    All the best,

    Lisa Nelson RD

    7 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure


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