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My BP is 130/90. And i am 24. Is it OK?

I m 24, male, and my blood pressure is 130/90... I believe my dad also had hypertension .. last year, i went to a doctor and he said my blood pressure was normal until yesterday i checked again it s 130/90. I m in police training so I don t get enough sleep and exercise a lot.. before i checked i ran for miles in the morning... i dont smoke and i dont drink coffee. if it s heredity does it mean my blood pressure will remain high for the rest of my life? what should I do to lower it down without taking medication?
Fri, 5 Aug 2011
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Welcome to Health Care Magic,

normal blood pressure ranges from-120/80 + or - 10 mmHg.
blood pressure more or less by 10 than this range is normal.
Your blood pressure is normal and you dont have to worry about it.

hope you are satisfied with the answer and stop worrying.No need to alter your diet.
Take care
  Anonymous's Response
Hi welcome to HCM forum

As you mentioned that your Blood pressure is130 /90.your blood pressure is in range of prehypertention. Normal should be less than 120/ 80. You can control your blood preasure with out medicine. Just do regular exercise. Eat healthy food. Try to take proper sleep. Avoid excess of salt. In diet. Don't take stress. Just relax.
Cardiologist Dr. Kashan Aslam Shah's  Response
well exercise does shoot blood pressure temporarily . get ur bp checked when u are relaxed . notice and on few occasions .keep a record
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