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Are these BP monitoring machines accurate ?

i am 52 year old female i was given a 24 hour blood presure moniture to wear are these things accurate i recently had a trip to the docters and my BP WAS 171/98 THIS HAPPENED TWICE IN THE DOCTERS HE ADVISED I WORE A 24 HOUR BLOOD PRESSURE MONITOR AND THIS WAS THEN TRANSFERRED TO A COMPUTER WHERE HE TOLD ME MY BP WAS FINE 130/89 ARE THESE MONITORS ACCURATE AS I AM WORRING I HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE MY CHOLESSTOL WAS FINE AND ALL BLOODS CAME BACK SPOT ON
Asked On : Sun, 10 Apr 2011
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Hello karen fadera
Welcome to health care magic forum
one or two reading of high BP in doctors office is quite common & known as white coat hypertension.So you don`t need any treatment,as your other test are normal.So do regular exercise with fat restricted diet.change the life style .
Wish you good health
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