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Monday, September 14, 2009 Kaybee, Community Member, asks

Q: My blood pressure is normally on the low end of normal and is now on the high end is this normal?

My blood pressure is normally 100/60 to 110/70. I feel swollen and dizzy, so I checked my blood pressure and it is 129/81. Should I be concerned?

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
9/14/09 6:21pm

Hi Kaybee,

 

I recommend you continue to monitor your blood pressure.  If it does not return to normal it's best to discuss the increase with your physician.  You're at a level where diet and lifestyle changes can usually bring your blood pressure back down to normal; however, contact your physician to make sure you've selected an appropriate treatment plan.

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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