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A 30-year-old male asked:

Bp: 148/95; total cholesterol: 149; hdl: 61; glucose: 86; resting heart rate: 56 bpm; active. how concerned should i be about the hypertension?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
moderately: That blood pressure is high, especially in a 30 year old. If exercise, salt restriction and if needed. Weight loss, does not help then you need to be on meds.
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