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    Blood pressure question?

    I did my blood pressure using one of the free testers at the doctors. First my HR was 108bpm with a reading of 143/74. I knew I was anxious and tense so I waited another 10 minutes and did it again. This time it was 124/81 with HR of 84.

    I am quite confused at how the 71 raised to 81. I've looked at charts and this says I have pre high blood pressure which is freaking me out. Does this mean I am at risk of heart problems?
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    Re: Blood pressure question?

    Hi

    This is just a courtesy reply to let you know that your post was moved from its original place to a sub-forum that is more relevant to your issue.

    This is nothing personal - it just enables us to keep posts about the same problems in the relevant forums so other members with any experience with the issues can find them more easily.

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    Re: Blood pressure question?

    To me it just sounds like you were anxious, it takes a good long while for mine to come down outside of a stressful situation.

    Positive vibes,

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