A member asked:

My bp ranges from 152/90 to about 181/103. shouldn't i be on meds? my provider doesn't think so.....should i get a second opinion?

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Dr. Steve Springer answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Absolutely : Yes.... Get attention for your blood pressure. Those numbers are not acceptable. Plus, Effexor (venlafaxine) can actually raise blood pressure. May be time for different med there as well.

Answered 10/2/2015



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