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A 19-year-old female asked:

Is it normal to have high blood pressure (140/90 and more) when doing daily activity like standing for a long time? also chest pain/discomfort?

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Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 21 years experience
Yes. No.: It is expected to have higher blood pressure with activity. Standard blood pressure is done after sitting quietly with legs uncrossed for a minimum of 5 minutes before measurement. It is NOT normal to have chest pain/discomfort with daily activity.

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Last updated Dec 20, 2016

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