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My blood pressure is 135 over 92. is this bad?

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my blood pressure is 135 over 92 . is this bad?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

one blood pressure doesn't say too much.

it really depends on your prior trend of blood pressure levels and if you are having symptoms related to your blood pressure.

doctors know not to make medical decisions just based on one blood pressure.

you don't have super high blood pressure.

the top number should be below 140.

the bottom number should be 90 and below.

so your one blood pressure is ok.

what has your blood pressure levels been before?

Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

your blood pressure is considered mildly elevated since your lower number is ***** 80.

This type of rise is seen with underlying medical conditions like kidney disease, heart disease, even extreme heat and stress related conditions.

This needs further evaluation at the earliest by your doctor or in the urgent care.

Blood tests like kidney function test, fasting lipid panel, EKG, cardiac markers should be checked at the least.

Please follow a low sodium diet.

Eat more fruits, vegetables to lower BP.

Best wishes,
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