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High blood pressure 180 over 120

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Epsom salts: Take epsom salt - the one you can take orally mix 1 tablespoon with water - add lemon juice if you want to mask the taste keep drinking this every hal... Read More
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Yes, it is and you should have gone to the hospital. You need to see your doctor asap. Untreated high blood pressure can cause damage to your organs e... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
Cardiology 39 years experience
Treatable: Amlodipine is very effective but at this level it usually takes more than one pill to control pressure. It doesnt have to come down immediately all th... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Not "cause": In reality we do not KNOW the true cause of high blood pressure. We do know many things that will drive it up in a predisposed individual. Considering... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Increase BP: "Nicotine, found in traditional and electronic cigarettes, has proven to constrict blood vessels, temporarily raise blood pressure and heart rate, and... Read More
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
All cigs increase BP for say 20 min so if you smoke a pack a day (20 cigs) you will have HBP TILL you go to sleep. Not much data on vaping. Don’t bet... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 46 years experience
The 90 is ...: Normal blood pressure is 120/80 mm Hg or less. When your diastolic (the bottom number indicating the pressure when your heart is momentarily resting) ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Hypertension: With your age that level of hypertension requires evaluation with your doctor. If you have any secondary symptoms - headache, blurry vision then go to... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Blood pressure: 120/80 is right in the middle of normal. Discuss your situation with your doc but it doesn't get better than that number
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
Cardiology 49 years experience
See a doctor: Nobody will be able to help you unless you help yourself. BP 180/90 at age 31 is very high. Please go see a doctor and stop asking for help over inter... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Blood pressure: Normal blood pressure is systolic blood pressure less than 120 and diastolic less than 80. You would have an elevated systolic blood pressure and stag... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 56 years experience
See below: The pressure inside the arteries is too high. The systolic pressure is that when the heart contracts and the diastolic is the pressure when the heart ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Pearson-Martinez
Pediatric Cardiology 21 years experience
Genetics & lifestyle: Essential hypertension is caused by hardening or loss of elasticity of the arteries. It is genetic and runs in families, but lifestyle also plays an i... Read More
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