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Blood Pressure 130/100. Is it dangerous?

What is to be done for a person having a blood pressure of 130/100? How dangerous is it? If someone has found out recently that his blood pressure has risen to 130/100 in 6months from 130/90 and is increasing per year what needs to be done immediately?
Tue, 6 Sep 2011
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Hi,
Thanks for query.
Please do not become panic.
if blood pressure is high,go for investigations like ECG,s.cholesterol,lipid profile,blood sugar.
Afterward continue antihypertensive medicine regularly and keep bp record.
Take less salt,fat,carbohydrate.
Ok and bye.
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Reduce salt intake, drop red meat and exercise
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