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What does it mean to have a blood pressure of 150/100? How serious is it?

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Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

A single elevated blood pressure reading is meaningless because blood pressure can go up for a number of reasons including pain and anxiety.
Chronically elevated blood pressure needs to be addressed because it can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys an brain.

In brief: Depends

A single elevated blood pressure reading is meaningless because blood pressure can go up for a number of reasons including pain and anxiety.
Chronically elevated blood pressure needs to be addressed because it can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys an brain.
Dr. Luke Hermann
Dr. Luke Hermann
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Hypertension

There is a linear relationship of the risk of stroke, heart failure, and kidney failure with blood pressure elevation over 140/90.
Yes you need evaluation and treatment.

In brief: Hypertension

There is a linear relationship of the risk of stroke, heart failure, and kidney failure with blood pressure elevation over 140/90.
Yes you need evaluation and treatment.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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