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How can hypertension be diagnosed?
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: By taking the
Average of blood pressure readings.
..Above 140/90 indicates htn.

In brief: By taking the
Average of blood pressure readings.
..Above 140/90 indicates htn.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Measure BP
Hypertension is now defined as BP higher than 140 mmhg systolic (top number) and 90 diastolic (bottom number).
If one is diabetic, it is best to keep the BP below 130/80 however. Usually, several measurements are necessary before a "diagnosis" is made.

In brief: Measure BP
Hypertension is now defined as BP higher than 140 mmhg systolic (top number) and 90 diastolic (bottom number).
If one is diabetic, it is best to keep the BP below 130/80 however. Usually, several measurements are necessary before a "diagnosis" is made.
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
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