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Do I have high BP ?

123 over 93 for a 30 year old female. Is it too high ? Hi. I bought my mum a blood pressure monitor as she has high blood pressure. I just checked mine and it was 123 over 93. I'm a 30 year old female. I read somewhere that the bottom number shouldn't be over 90. So does this mean I have high blood pressure? How do I get it to go lower?
Asked On : Fri, 26 Feb 2010
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Hi.. Blood pressure changes are subjected to the amount of emotional stress and anxiety levels.. Hence one reading is not essential to confer hypertension status.. Check your BP again after a good amount of sleep, you may find your BP to be under lower reading than this.. Consult your doctor if this remains persistently high to decide on the treatment..

Answered: Sat, 27 Feb 2010
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