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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: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Ken replied 5 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 5 years ago.

how high is dangerous

Expert:  Ken replied 5 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: ***** ***** 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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