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Is 151 over 96 BP sometjing to worry about?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Not normal

You need to check your BP 3-5 times over next few days & write down date/time.
If getting #s 140+/90+, need to see your dr for medication. Caffeine can elevate BP and should be minimized, along with added salt. Good luck!

In brief: Not normal

You need to check your BP 3-5 times over next few days & write down date/time.
If getting #s 140+/90+, need to see your dr for medication. Caffeine can elevate BP and should be minimized, along with added salt. Good luck!
Dr. Donald Alves
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Dr. Jack Rubin
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: High BP

Yes, your BP of 151/96 is classified as "uncontrolled hypertension".
If you are overweight, you may try to lose some excess weight by starting some sort of exercise, if you have no heart issues. You can see from the image, that lowering you BP level is an effective way to avoid cardiovascular complications. See a physician to start on abp control program as soon as you can. Good luck.

In brief: High BP

Yes, your BP of 151/96 is classified as "uncontrolled hypertension".
If you are overweight, you may try to lose some excess weight by starting some sort of exercise, if you have no heart issues. You can see from the image, that lowering you BP level is an effective way to avoid cardiovascular complications. See a physician to start on abp control program as soon as you can. Good luck.
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