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Q: Why would I have blood pressure of 197/110 and then 2 minutes later read 166/90?

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
8/10/09 12:10pm

Hi Jo2,


There are many reasons blood pressure will fluctuate, such as if you are a tense for the first reading expecting it to be higher and then more relaxed two minutes later.  I recommend discussing with your physician.


All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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