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Is this a bad BP ?

Last 2 dr visits my blood pressure has been 140/80. Is this really bad? I m only in my late 20s and used to always have perfect blood pressure. Is it just from being nervous in dr office? also should I be concerned ?
Sat, 12 Dec 2009
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It's not "bad". It's still in the range of what's considered "normal". I wouldn't worry too much. It can always help to eat a healthy diet and get a fair amount of exercise. This website gives some good info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/highbloodpressure.html
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