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At what point is high blood pressure dangerous?

at what point is high blood pressure dangerous?
Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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It isn't . Mine's usually around 210/110, or thereabouts. Except when I work out or swim, and then it goes up. I'm still here, - I'm 81 and eat three times more salt than the numpties recommend every day, and I drink lots of wine,. and strong beer. My alcohol intake is about 60 units per week. Off to the Gym now, cheer up.
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