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My blood pressure is 170 over 90. This is very high for me,

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My blood pressure is...

My blood pressure is 170 over 90. This is very high for me, what can I do to bring this lower.

Doctor's Assistant: Is this consistent, or is there some fluctuation in blood pressure?

Other than pressure at my doctor/s office, I took my pressure at a drig store yeaterday and I was suprised. I took on my own prewssure mcahing - which I hjad for my wofe , but was not usinf, and this monring iot was 170 over 90. I have never seen pressure this high. I am 85.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Knee operation, blood clots on the liungs, open heart surgey last November, but feeling good and in two weeks entering an excercise programme for heart patients.

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Doctor: Dr Su S, Doctor(MD) replied 3 months ago

How is your usual blood pressure?

When was it checked by doctor last?

Do you have dizziness, chest pain or any other symptom?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Probably 4 months agoand, my blood pressure was always reasonble for someone my age and never ecited them
Doctor: Dr Su S, Doctor(MD) replied 3 months ago

Thank you for the input.
I am very sorry for your symptoms.
Single blood pressure reading may not be always conclusive.
It needs to be confirmed by doctor.
I would advise to take an examination by your doctor.
It he finds it high, he would prescribe medicine or schedule a repeat visit.
Please avoid anxiety & stress.
It often causes a rise.
I hope this information will be helpful.
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Wish you healthy life.
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