My Diastolic Is Always 84 (Last Year 75) But My Systolic Is Between 102-119. Is This A Concern?

Question

Asked by DianneS

My Diastolic Is Always 84 (Last Year 75) But My Systolic Is Between 102-119. Is This A Concern?

I am 57 yr old female in good physical condition (no health problems). I am not on any medication. Should I now be concerned that my diastolic reading has increased over the past year while my systolic reading has stayed the same.

Answer

Hello Dianne S,

While your diastolic number is marginally higher than goal (