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What is considered high blood pressure for a 20-year-old?
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: L40/90
Most would agree that a pressure over 140/90 would be high for a 20 year old.

In brief: L40/90
Most would agree that a pressure over 140/90 would be high for a 20 year old.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine
In brief: Above 140/90
The blood pressure is considered high when it is persistently above 140/90; however if someone always has a blood pressure that is at 90/60 (without medication), for example and feels fine but start having symptoms (headache, light headed etc.
..) when the BP goes above the usual 90/60 , it can be considered high blood pressure for this particular person even when the BP does not go above 140/90.

In brief: Above 140/90
The blood pressure is considered high when it is persistently above 140/90; however if someone always has a blood pressure that is at 90/60 (without medication), for example and feels fine but start having symptoms (headache, light headed etc.
..) when the BP goes above the usual 90/60 , it can be considered high blood pressure for this particular person even when the BP does not go above 140/90.
Dr. Claude Parola
Dr. Claude Parola
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