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High blood pressure, light headed. Family history of high BP. Should I take medication?

Hi Iam 32 year old female & I have been having high blood pressure right now its 135/ 95 but goes up to 145/ 90 s everyday .. im just getting scared i get light headed alot , im not currently taking anything my weight is about 150lbs , high blood pressure does run in my family , is that high enough to be medicated at my age ?
Asked On : Sun, 11 Nov 2012
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You are young and have positive family history of hypertension.If these reading are by digital self measured BP,kindly check your BP with Physician or in hospital to confirm.
Your readings are in Pre-Hypertension range and you should make certain lifestyle modifications and keep track of your blood pressure if it comes in desirable range drug treatment can be postponed if not avoided completely.
You should reduce salt intake to
Your weight if overweight reduce it gradually.(Depend on your Height)
Take fresh fruits and Green vegetables in diet.
If by chance smoking and/or drinking is there stop.
Even these changes you have BP which is high ,you have to start medicines to keep BP at desirable level.
Take good care of yourself.
Best of Luck to you.
Answered: Sun, 11 Nov 2012
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