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I have high blood pressure at age 19

hi. i v taken a blood pressure test where u put your arm through that thing and it inflates around your forearm , well every time i v taken the test it shows my blood pressure is in the 144-148 range. Should I take tthis seriously and go to the doctor or what? What are the accuracy of these things?
Fri, 5 Aug 2011
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hello,
Welcome to Health Care Magic,
Taking accurate blood pressure is not so easy as it seems.blood pressure is not only related to inflations.
I would suggest you to have your blood pressure checked by a physician and if really that high the doctor will prescribe you the required medicines and will inform you about the necessry precautions.Till than to be on a afer saide avoid salt and heavy exercise.better visit your doctor.
Take care
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