A 21-year-old male asked:
why my systolic blood pressure is high its in sometime 145 or 140 but diastolic is always in 70s
my age 21
height : 5.9
weight : 85 kg
no other health issue?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Can't say: High systolic pressures are still hypertension & the cause can be elusive. A basic workup by your doc may find an answer. Many times no answer is found & the process will be labeled "essential" hypertension meaning we don't know why. Diet & lifestyle change may help some but meds may eventually be needed. Long term damage can occur without obvious symptoms.
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Last updated Aug 13, 2020
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