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Posted by: Michelle | 2009/04/08

Blood pressure 180/100

I' m 43 years old and have just been told by my doctor that my blood pressure is 180/100. Is this very high?

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Dear Michelle
Yes it is. Normal is 120 over 80 and more than 140 at the top and 90 at the bottom needs treatment as it is doing harm to your heart, kidneys, eyes and brain
Dr Bets

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