Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
163 Doctors are Online

Is 130 over 93 of BP too high ?

I have a blood pressure reading of 130 over 93, have painful swollen legs and palpitations a week ago. I have always had normal bp of 120 over 80. Is 130 over 93 too high ?
Asked On : Sun, 28 Aug 2011
Answers:  2 Views:  3029
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi welcome to Healthcaremagic

Hi..., the above BP Of 130/93 is a mild hyper tension..
salt restricted diet is needed, also weight must be reduced
if you are over weight...nothing to worry..
Hope I have answered your question..

Answered: Sun, 28 Aug 2011
I find this answer helpful
General & Family Physician Dr. Chirag Soni's  Response
WElcome to HCM.
130/93 blood pressure is called border line hypertension.
You have to change your life style to avoid medication in future.
Take good healthy diet with some salt restriction,Avoid stress,take proper sleep,go for exercise,yoga and pranayam.
Go for blood pressure measurement regularly at 10 to 15 days interval till it comes to 120/80 after changing your life style.
Also go for haemogram,lipid profile,ECG, and ECHO to rule out the swollen legs and palpitation.Consult your physician for further guidance.
Answered: Sun, 28 Aug 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor