I saw my doctor last week, he took my BP and said it was 155/95. I ve got to go back after 4 weeks to get checked again, have been really stressed recently, is this too high, is stress the likely cause and can it do any damage?
hi,thanks for query.Do not worry,your blood pressure is high but not too much.You need to take care,take law salt in diet,avoid getting stressed as it will further increase your blood pressure.High blood pressure just once needs regular checking and you have to take medicines if it remains high on 3-4 occasions.Please watch your diet and take healthy diet.After discussion with your doctor please go for some basic investigation.
wishing you good health.
Stress can increase your blood pressure and over time yes it can cause health problems - if you suffer from high blood pressure a lot then you will be given medication to stabilise it - in the long term it can cause heart problems. If it is a one off then you will be fine you just need to learn to stay as calm as possible and not get too stressed - a little stress is good but not all the time
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