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I have high BP, Should I be worried ?

I have High Blood Pressure, I m on medication for it. A coworker brought in a digital blood pressure monitor. He checked his it was 113/80 , my supervisor checked his it was 135/80 but when I checked mine it was 149/124. I m still not really sure what the numbers mean but I know that s high, my question is when is it too high where I would have to see a Dr. right away? Should I be worried? I m kind of in a panic and I know that s bringing it up even more so could someone please ease my mind....Thank you
Asked On : Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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Systolic blood pressure refers to the pressure of blood in the artery when the heart contracts. It is the top (and higher) number in a blood pressure reading. Diastolic blood pressure refers to the pressure of blood in the artery when the heart relaxes between beats. It is the bottom (and lower) number in a blood pressure reading. However, your blood pressure is high! You need to go back to your Doctor. I do not know how long you have been taking your BP medication. But, you may need a different medication for lit. Or the doctor might have to add something to it. Don't beat around the bust about though! Take care of it now!
Answered: Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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