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25 yo M with resting BP 125/75 6'2" / 30 lbs overweight otherwise healthy.Not willing to do lifestyle changes.At what BP would you start BP meds? Tnx

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Dr. Vivian Huang
Preventive Medicine

In brief: BP > 140/90

In 2014, JNC-8 issued updated hypertension guidelines and for those patients less than 59 years old, the goal for blood pressure should be less than 140/90 mmHg.
Depending on how overweight this person is, he should get screened for diabetes.

In brief: BP > 140/90

In 2014, JNC-8 issued updated hypertension guidelines and for those patients less than 59 years old, the goal for blood pressure should be less than 140/90 mmHg.
Depending on how overweight this person is, he should get screened for diabetes.
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