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How serious is high BP ?

I found out today that grandma has really high blood pressure . 168/70 what s normal ? how serious is it and what could happen to her if she doesn t lower it soon?
Asked On : Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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hi,thanks for query.Her upper blood pressure that is systolic is high.Looking to her age it must no be lower down suddenly.You need to lower it down gradually.Please visit your primary care physician and get her examined,after regular record and some investigation she will be given treatment.
wishing you good health.
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