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Is a blood pressure of 278, 163 ok??

I recently taken my blood pressure and it was 278, 163, I have a feeling that is a little high, but I am not sure I thought I would come on here and find out. If is a little to high do you have any advise. Thank you. I am sure it is write as my friend tryed the machine and it gave him a normal responce and I tryed it a few times and it was about the same each time
Asked On : Sat, 9 Jan 2010
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It is very high, you are at risk of getting stroke anytime. Go meet adoctor get it checked again and start with treatment ASAP. Continue to monitor BP everyday 2 times for a week and see if its getting controlled with medication. Avoid salt, alcohol and spicy oily  fatty foods.

Answered: Sat, 9 Jan 2010
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