Is It Normal To Have A Reading Of 126/81 And 5-10 Minutes Later Have A Reading Of 111/71?

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Is It Normal To Have A Reading Of 126/81 And 5-10 Minutes Later Have A Reading Of 111/71?

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Hi Mark,

Yes, it is normal for blood pressure to fluctuate based on activity, stress, etc. Slight fluctuations may also be caused by technique used to monitor blood pressure and it's accuracy. If you have any concerns contact your doctor to discuss further.

Dr. Mark Houston touched on fluctuating blood pressures in high answer to question #6 - Dr. Mark Houston Answers Your Top Heart Health Questions .

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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