A 48-year-old male asked:
I have some hypertension around 150/102 and a lot of white coat also that spikes it really high. do i have my doc treat the 150/102 number?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yash Khannaanswered
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Yes you need treatme: With BP of 150/102 you need to be treated with salt restriction, dash diet and BP meds in my opinion you may be a candidate for 24 hours ambulatory BP monitoring if your doc feels.But150/102 needs to be treated.
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