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17 Year Old Blood Pressure Question

Hello. My doctor took my blood pressure and it came out as 135 over something (the button number was really good)...she didn't really say anything about it, but is that too high? Can i have a heart attack at 17 from that? I'm 17 years old, 5'7", and weigh 196 pounds.

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A single high reading does not necessarily mean that you have high blood pressure. Generally, doctors will want to have many readings over time to get a better picture. I wouldn't doubt that your blood pressure was elevated because you were at the doctor. If you were sick or nervous, it can elevate it.

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Your fine, trust me I'm a nurse

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Eat oat meal in the am. Exercise will help bring it down and lose weight. It all worked for me.

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