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How do I know if I have high blood pressure?

note: i m 15 years old
Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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What is Normal Blood Pressure? Normal human daily Blood Pressure Range can vary widely, so any single blood pressure monitor reading is not reliable. BP must be taken at different times of day, to determine AVERAGE blood pressure over time. What is important is your AVERAGE BP, or MAP (Mean Arterial Pressure) over time. Or, where are those numbers sitting MOST of the time? Normal MAP is about 93 mm of mercury. But, look for a doctor.
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