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my blood pressure is 151/106 is this o.k.

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my blood pressure is 151/106 is this o.k.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Ken replied 4 years ago.

The blood pressure is raised. Normal reading is 120/ 80 mm Hg. Your readings indicate grade II hypertension.

Most people with high blood pressure have no signs or symptoms, even if blood pressure readings reach dangerously high levels. Although a few people with early-stage high blood pressure may have dull headaches, dizzy spells or nosebleeds.

If I were you I would get immediate medical evaluation to avoid complications.

Wish you best of health. God bless

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

how high is dangerous


Expert:  Ken replied 4 years ago.

There is no specific number above which it is dangerous {it depends on an individual and his health as to how much raised pressure will cause its effects}. Having said this I would worry for readings anything above 140/90 mm Hg.

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to: XXXXX XXXXX heart failure/ aneurysm/ abnormality at brain and eyes, extra. I do not mean to click the panic tab but if I were you I would get myself evaluated at the earliest.

God speed
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