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Date : 26-Apr-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User:My mum who is 75 has a blood pressure reading of 184/79. She is taking daily blood pressure tablets daily however I checked her blood pressure this evening after she was saying she has a bad headache and also I observed she is really read in the face. What should I do? Take her to after hrs medical centre or hospital. She said to wait to morning but I'm really worried.
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Doctor:You have to take her to the Emergency now
User:Thank you
Doctor:People over 75 years with uncontrolled blood pressure over 180 should not be left unattended without medical support
Doctor:There will be risk of stroke or anginal pain
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User:Yes I did taking her now, I went straight to get her. Thanks a lot
Doctor:Please give me a moment to read your thread with earlier doctor
Doctor:all right
Doctor:Is she better now?
Doctor:Did you take her to the ER?
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