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Blood pressure was 130/70 and two days later checked it and it was 147/90. The morning after that it was 132/80. Should i be worried?

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Dr. Steven Ajluni
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Prehypertension

These signify prehypertension (defined as BP 130-140/80-90) for the most part.
They might signify a need for close f/u--90% of prehypertensives ultimately require meds. The numbers might improve first with attention to weight loss as well as sodium/alcohol reduction and smoking cessation. These are good strategies to avoid or at least delay a need for meds.

In brief: Prehypertension

These signify prehypertension (defined as BP 130-140/80-90) for the most part.
They might signify a need for close f/u--90% of prehypertensives ultimately require meds. The numbers might improve first with attention to weight loss as well as sodium/alcohol reduction and smoking cessation. These are good strategies to avoid or at least delay a need for meds.
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