Posted by John
on October 20, 2000 at 09:53:45:
In Reply to: teen blood pressure posted by phil on October 19, 2000 at 17:00:49:
: HI WHENEVER I TAKE MY BLOOD PRESSURE IT IS CONSISTENTLY HIGH LIKE 150/85 OR IN THE 140'S . I TAKE IT AT TEH PHARMACY OFTEN . IS THIS REALLY HIGH BECAUSE iAM ONLLLLY 16 . WELL I DO EXCERCISE AND AM NOT OVERWEIGHT HOPE THAT HELPS . THANKS
If your blood pressure is consistently over 140/90 (either number) it is usually considered high,
but only a doctor should make this determination. I recommend that you see him or her. The
pharmacy machine may or may not be accurate.