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What does a blood pressure of 140/82 mean ?

my blood pressure is usually somewhere around 140/80... what does that mean? just went to the doctor, got a number of blood tests done and cholesterol levels are perfect, everything else is perfect as well.
Asked On : Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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When you take your blood pressure, do it 3 times and then average it out. that should be the mean pressure of your blood. Do not count on one reading because measuring yourself 1 time will mislead you. your systolic is high but your diastolic is damn near perfect. Just keep excersizing.
Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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