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Is my BP 147/107 mm hg and heart rate 118 per min normal at an age of 21?

I m a 21 year old female with normal life style. My current height n weight is 160cm and 80kg. I m just wondering is 147/107 mmHg is a normal blood pressure with the heart rate of 118per min ?
Asked On : Sun, 11 Mar 2012
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hi . according to JNC AND AHA guide lines, two readings, at two different intervals, above 140/ 85 is considered as hypertension, and should be treated . first diet and exercise trial , if not then medications. its ideal to take 2 readings at home and when at rest 8am and 8pm for 7 days .show it to your cardiologist and if 2 readings as i mentioned are above then consider doctor visit. take care
Answered: Tue, 20 Mar 2012
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