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If it's normal for BP to increase during stress and/or exercise and BP meds don't prevent such an increase what is purpose of taking them?

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Dr. Solomon Katta
Family Medicine
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In brief: It's not always bad

Blood pressure will naturally increase with exertion but should return to normal.
It is sustained elevated pressures and nocturnal elevated pressures that are associated with adverse outcomes

In brief: It's not always bad

Blood pressure will naturally increase with exertion but should return to normal.
It is sustained elevated pressures and nocturnal elevated pressures that are associated with adverse outcomes
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