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Pressures not falling in the less than 120/80 range? See our High Blood Pressure Health Center for information about symptoms and treatment.

To learn more about how lifestyle changes can help manage and prevent symptoms:

Exercise and High Blood Pressure
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Normal blood pressure?
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An_244341 posted:
My BP is 139/63 and pulse rate is 61. Do I have something to be concerned about?
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billh99 responded:
Ideal BP is 115/75.

A top number of between 120-139 is call pre-hypertensive.

Not high enough to treat with meds, but high enough that you want to monitor it.

And, in many causes, the BP can be lowered by lifestyle changes.

That is losing weight, if needed.

Increasing both aerobic and resistance exercises.

And eating healthy including reducing the salt intake.


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