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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
Insufficient info: 1st of all ur bp is not well controlled dbp should be less than 80 then u did not tell me which medicines u take some meds may cause bad taste. otherw ... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possibly: The best way to tell would be to check your blood pressure several times a day at the same time for a week. That would give a better idea of what your ... Read More
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
High blood pressure: High blood pressure is diagnosed after 3 separate blood pressure reading > 140/90. Blood pressure varies every instant of the day, over time those ... 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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Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
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
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Dr. HILLARY WOODSON GASKINS
24 years experience Family Medicine
Bottom # borderline: Top # is ok, bottom # is borderline. Try rechecking on 3 separate occassions at home with an arm cuff. If still high, limit salt intake, exercise 30 ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
56 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Too high: Not an emergency but see your doc within the next few days. Many causes, some can be treated by diet, weight loss and exercise. Others will require me ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
19 years experience General Practice
Top high, bottom OK.: Rule #1: make sure the cuff size is correct. If you have a really big arm & the cuff is small, it will falsely elevate the numbers. Rule #2: Check ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
See your doctor: Jenna, high blood pressure, if untreated for years and decades, can lead to stroke and heart attack. That being said, many things could influnce a sin ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: You should be on a salt controlled diet like the dash diet and on a regular exercise program. If the BP continues to rise, then pharmacologic treatmen ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Some people have: Labile hypertension.I would suggest to get a BP cuff and monitor your BP once or twice daily and present these readings to your doctor.Another option ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
39 years experience Cardiology
BP: Yes it is entirely normal in healthy asymptomatic people for the BP to vary between 80/40 to 140/90
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Likely not.: Hypertension formally requires repeated elevated measurements from being taken in a standard position. This is being seated with legs flat on the fl ... Read More
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