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A 18-year-old female asked:

i'm an 18 year old female. my blood pressure today was in the 140/68 range. is this normal? i do have some anxiety issues too.

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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room.

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