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My BP is always high. What can I do to reduce it ?

I m 23 and male and my b.p. is usually 150/90s. I went to my doc and they told me don t worry about it check it once a year and that was about 8 months ago and I ve been checking it but it s always high. I m not sure if I should get a second opinion and maybe ask to be one some meds or maybe try doing something else. I m in good physical shape...just got out of the National Guard. If you could be any help or have went through this let me know, Thanks
Tue, 13 Sep 2011
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Thanks for the query

You are in stage 1 hypertension and it needs to be treated esp since u have got several readings which are on a higher side. Also causes for secondary hypertension needs to be addressed. Please meet a cardiologist.

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