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160 over 90 blood pressure

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
Cardiac Electrophysiology 57 years experience
No: your BP is too high. Certainly not an emergency, However, you should see your doc in the near future so you can be evaluated and treated accordingly.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moe Zafarani
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
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.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
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
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 31 years experience
No.: Even though this may cause some retina changes the vision will not be affected.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
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
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
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
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 32 years experience
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
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manzoor Tariq
Cardiology 27 years experience
Borderline depends : Borderline depends upon if u have diabetes & recheck bp.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 32 years experience
Depends: On multiple issues. If you are symptomatic....Fatigued, lightheaded etc. If yes then it is too low. Also depends if you are taking medications to lowe... Read More
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