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Pressure is 175/89 pulse 67 do I need to call the doctor?

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Pressure is 175/89 pulse 67 do I need to call the doctor?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 8 months ago.

At your age the blood pressure level that we aim for is 150/90 at least.

So your upper part of the blood pressure is slightly on the higher side, although is not something alarming particularly if you do not have any other symptoms like chest pain or numbness or weakness in any part of your body or anything else.

If you have these symptoms then you should go to the ER immediately.

I would, however, like that you should have your blood pressure monitored regularly i.e. every hour. Also, you should be in a relaxed state of mind when measuring your blood pressure.

If it continues to be on the higher side then I would recommend that you should book an appointment with your doctor.

If you start having the symptoms that I mentioned then you should call an ambulance to take you to the ER.

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