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temam03 posted:
Is any one have an idea and can explain about my condition please?
My BP is 148/60 what is this means?
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billh99 responded:
http://www.ash-us.org/documents/BloodPressureHealthEnglish.pdf
 
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Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
Here is a link to the WebMD Hypertension & High Blood Pressure Center:

Hypertension/High Blood Pressure Health Center

You can determine what your numbers mean and if you need to make adjustments. The first stop for information about your numbers should be your primary care physician. Did you get your blood pressure during an exam?

Haylen
 
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An_243307 replied to Haylen_WebMD_Staff's response:
Thank you for your respond, I just checked with CVS and like you said I have to see my doctor soon.
Thank you,
 
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billh99 replied to An_243307's response:
Be sure and ask your doctor about TLC (therapeutic life style changes).

Now I don't know anything about your age, weight, or other medical conditions.

But 148 is mild hypertension and can often be controlled by diet, lose of weight and increase in exercising.


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