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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
Yes: any BP over 140/89 is high for any age

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Schimmel
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: by definition 140/95 is mild hypertension It may require medical therapy however one isolated reading does not make the patient hypertensive repeat ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
41 years experience General Practice
Borderline high: This BP is borderline high...Best to have it checked by a physician.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: Out here we are not necessarily blessed with the ability to read peoples status magically. To tell if you have high blood pressure you need to go to m ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
This is common : As cortisol system activates in early morning to produce higher bp.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
31 years experience Cardiology
Genetics and ,,,,: Smoking being overweight or obese lack of physical activity too much salt in the diet too much alcohol consumption ;#40;more than 1 to 2 drinks pe ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Park
Dr. Anne Park answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
HTN: Take at least 5 minutes to equilibrate before measuring BP. Don’t measur eyojr own pressure. Keep arm at heart level and ask your friend/a person othe ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Multiple causes: A number of conditions raise blood pressure in a teenager. Some well known causes are: hyperthroidism, coarctation of aorta, metabolic syndrome associ ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Coffee: In a few cups a day doses, no change for most folks.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: Salt intake, genetics, toxins, drugs, smoking, anxiety, tumors.
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