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How bad is this BP ?

I work at a pharmacy and there is one of those blood pressure machines that I use often to check my blood pressure. Usually, these are the results: Diastolic - 140 Systolic - 75 BPM - 55 I know that a healthy blood pressure is 120/80, so the 140 concerns me. Is that too high, and should I see a doctor? I am 21 years old and in otherwise good health, exercise regularly and follow a moderately healthy diet. I do eat too much sodium, and I know that s something I need to work on. I think that my heart rate is low because I do a lot of cardio training, and HIIT (high intensity interval training).
Asked On : Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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The BP you have is pretty good. The only number you have to worry about is your Systolic. If it is 90 or better than you have high blood pressure. The Diastolic of 140 is pretty normal in most people.
Answered: Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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