Blood pressure 178/100. How bad is it?

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68male good weight active no meds

1 Answer

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Your blood pressure is too high. Normal systolic blood pressure is between 90 and 139, and diastolic blood pressure is between 60 and 89.

You need to keep a low-salt diet, stop smoking and restrict alcohol if you do, and exercise moderately.

Take some time off to remeasure your blood pressure. If the blood pressure is still so high, you should use some antihypertensive drugs which should be administered under the direction of a cardiologist, such as Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, Angiotensin receptor blocker, β-Blocker, Dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker, Thiazide diuretic.
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