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A 44-year-old female asked:

Raised blood pressure since vitality check 3 weeks ago. has come down with increased exercise and diet. is now around 133/88. yesterday was normal. very stressed at home and work, so i can't get it perfect right now. do i need to see my gp?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Blood pressure : I have a few questions; how are you testing your blood pressure?At rest, not eating for 30 minutes, feet on the floor while sitting? How we measure blood pressure makes a difference. A doctor in person during a physical examination can help determine if there are any health issues related to high blood pressure changes; such as looking in the eyes. If so, then 24 hr monitoring may be needed.
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