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Blood pressure 147/87 . Is this normal?

My blood pressure is 147/87 i am 28 years old and weigh 172. Is this something to be concerned about?
Fri, 20 May 2011
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Hi Roxanne

Welcome to HelthcareMagic.

This is definitely high blood pressure for your age.But if you have observed this value just once , wait for a week and get examined again.If you still have a higher BP , you would be needing Anti Hypertensive (to lower BP) .If it is a just random single finding , you can neglect and get another checkup done in 3 - 6 months .

Take care.
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