What Is An 11 Yr Olds Blood Pressure Ment To Be??

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Asked by nay

What Is An 11 Yr Olds Blood Pressure Ment To Be??

My son has heart problems and has just started saying that he has pains in his chest just wanted to know what the normal blood pressure is ment to be for a child of his age?

Answer

Hi Nay,

The average blood pressure for an 11 year-old is ~104/61. The normal blood pressure reading is affected by height. Here's a link to a blood pressure chart for children you can use to calculate what's normal for your son's height.

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/hypertension/child_tbl.pdf

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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Answered by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN