a lot of factors depend on BP reading. A reading of 152/93 would be considered high for some one without hypertension, but depending on your readings of your BP that could be quite normal for you. Do you keep a blood pressure log of all your blood pressure measurements? Refer to your BP log and make sure you call your doctor in the morning to let him know the result so he may document it in your chart. Check your BP again tonight, while performing some activity, reading, watching TV, record it and any symptoms you may be having, and let your doctor know.
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