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DrRussMd, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  Classical homeopath also board certified in integrative and holistic medicine. Many years of practice, also all of medicine.
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My blood pressure, now, is 142/89. Should I be concerned?

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My blood pressure, now, is 142/89. Should I be concerned?
JA: Is this consistent, or is there some fluctuation in blood pressure?
Customer: This is higher than usual., Thursday was 130/70 (9:45 am) Tuesday 130/69b (11 am) Last Monday 135/63 (7 AM)
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Most pre-dominant is narcolepsy which influences almost every area of my life.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  DrRussMd replied 3 months ago.

That is not a particularly high blood pressure.

Not even truly into the hypertensive range.

You need to talk to your doctor, but typically your doctor will have you keep a log.

If the average is over 140/90 then there is a concern for developing hypertension.

Talk with your physician.

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