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Is blood pressure value of 140/93 a cause for concern?

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Dr. Anantharamakrishnan


Practicing since :1966

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Posted on Mon, 19 Oct 2015 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: DO you think I need to go to the hospital? my blood pressure has be 140/93 for about three days. I am nornaly healthy.
Answered by Dr. Anantharamakrishnan 9 minutes later
Brief Answer:
YES - see Dr / but not emergency

Detailed Answer:
Hi friend
Welcome to Health Care Magic

The range for the upper figure (Systolic) is 90 to 140 mm Hg.
The range for the lower figure (Diastolic) is 60 to 90 mm Hg.
130 will be good for the upper figure / 80 for the lower figure…

Check it again. See your doctor. Start treatment.
The aim is to prevent long term complications.

You need treatment
But, it is NOT an emergency / no need to rush to ER / ask for an appointment and see your doctor

Good luck
God bless you
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