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my blood pressure averages 150 over 90...sometime as high as 175 over 103...is this considered hypertension
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YES!  Anything over 140/90 is considered hypertension.
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Its not 140/90.Its how much & for how long your body can tolerate.you are right according to text but practically a patient with 140/80 or 130/90 can alos have illefects caused by hypertension..

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