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160 over 90 blood pressure

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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160/90: How often do you check your blood pressure and how recently has your BP been high? Please check your BP on alternating morning and night and if there ... Read More
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Dr. Moe Zafarani
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Cut out salt: Cut out salt and caffeine, keep a log of your bp, bring the log and the bp cuff to your appointment. You may have subclinical hypertension.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
32 years experience Cardiology
Lifestyle first : start with restricting dietary sodium intake to 2,000 mg per day. Next, begin a daily fitness program of aerobic exercise minimum 30-40 min daily. If ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
No.: Even though this may cause some retina changes the vision will not be affected.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Need to see a doctor: Any person who gets a higher than normal reading on a blood pressure machine should confirm the reading to be sure it is accurate. If truly higher tha ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Willem Jacobus Jacobs
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Uncontrolled BP: It is always advisable to visit your GP. In this case to determine what is causing the fluctuation and also to possibly have you fitted with a portabl ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: You may want to talk with your physician about why you'd worry about this -- i think you recognize your concern is baseless. Scientific medicine with ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Very Low Nl, Maybe: Since the pulse pressure (90-50=40 mmhg) is reasonable, possibly accurate & possibly ok if heart output good, can function well & not dizzy on standin ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Symptomless disease: High blood pressure (BP) is a disease where the pressure in your arteries is too high, where the systolic is >140 or the diastolic is >90 (see my coll ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manzoor Tariq
26 years experience Cardiology
Borderline depends : Borderline depends upon if u have diabetes & recheck bp.
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