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Old 04-17-2001, 06:30 PM   #2
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Re: Do I have high BP?

How long have U had this dr. and are your previous readings high? I know when I have a cold mine usually will be higher than normal, but I would have it checked again to see if U constantly get this 145/90. It isn't a bad reading, but it is borderline. Is there a pharmacy or clinic near by where you can get it checked. You also could invest in a home monitor, the Omron self inflateable is pretty accurate and check it on a reg. basis. I always had very low BP till a few months ago, where it went to 170/100. The dr. had me come back after 2 months and it was still high, so he put me on Altace 5mgs. Good luck, and do get it checked out again even to satisfy your own mind. JJ