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blood pressure 140 over 66 is that good

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Top is high: The systolic number is high. This would put you in the hypertension stage 1 category. Diet and exercise is what is recommended right now.
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
Bit high: A bit high. May not need medications unless you have diabetes or heart disease. Regular exercise, weight loss even by 10 pounds if you are overweigh ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
43 years experience Cardiology
No: That is dangerously high see the doctor urgently You are at risk for stroke
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Likely normal: To have hypertension it should be measured on different days at different times. If you repeatably measure it it will likely go up. The numbers are n ... Read More
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
BP: Your blood pressure is OK. Everyone has variation . Hypertension is defined as BP > 140 /90 so you are within limits.
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypertension: 200/140 is considered very high and dangerous hypertension. Have a physician take your BP to make sure that it's an accurate reading and get proper wo ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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130/70: Excellent!!
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Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Reasonable: You should try to keep your BP below 140/90. Yours is borderline high, so you should cut out extra salt, and exercise regularly. If that does not im ... Read More
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Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: That is within the recommended range.
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal: Above blood pressure is in normal range.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Normal: Such blood pressure reading is considered to be within normal range.
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Captopril v Capapril: Assuming you mean Captopril, which is one of many ACE inhibitors, then yes, it's good for treating/lowering high blood pressure. However, because it n ... Read More

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