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My blood preasure is 143/100 should i be concerned?

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my blood preasure is 143/100 should i be concerned?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Family Physician replied 10 years ago.
this level of blood pressure long-term is associated with an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.

How long has your blood pressure been this high? Are you having any symptoms? How old are you? Are you taking ANY medications or over-the-counter supplements?