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    Why is my BP high even after taking medicines ?

m y pressure was 129/102 and pulse 87 i take my medicine metaprolo 50mg every day never miss a dose and 10 minutes later i checked it again and it read 118/90 pulse 78
Fri, 20 Jan 2012
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
normal b.p is 90/60 to 140/90.
first step should be diatery modification.
reduce salt intake,watch for few weeks,increase your physical activity.then only continue medication.
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OBGYN Dr. Reji. D's  Response
hi,first up all what is your age?? do you checked BP by self with digital BP apparatus ?if so due 2 anxiety BP may be littile bit high!if you are above fifty it is normal.normal BP is 120/80 it vary with age!i think that your BP is controlled with metoprolol so continue it!
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