• Jim Jim
    September 21, 2009
    On blood pressure checks the difference/split systolic and diastolic readings are always in
    Jim Jim
    September 21, 2009

    the high 50 point range. I have read that this can be an 'indication' of potential trouble.



  • Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    September 21, 2009
    Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    September 21, 2009

    Hi Jim,


    I'm not 100% sure I understand your question, so if I don't answer your question please resubmit.


    A blood pressure of 118/62 or  say 110/60 are both "splits" of 50 points or greater.  Both blood pressures are very healthy.  You can have a wide variance between diastolic and systolic and still have a healthy blood pressure.


    All the best,

    Lisa Nelson RD

    7 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure


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