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Conditions in Depth

This page contains the basic information about High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) .

Return to the High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Main Condition Center

When to Call A Doctor

Adults should have their blood pressure measured at least every few years.

If your blood pressure is higher than 120/80 mmHg, schedule regular appointments with your doctor. Have your blood pressure monitored more regularly. And get advice about modifying your lifestyle to prevent future problems.

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Created: 4/27/2004   |   Last Modified: 8/21/2006
From Health A-Z, Harvard Health Publications. Copyright 2006 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. All rights reserved. Written permission is required to reproduce, in any manner, in whole or in part, the material contained herein. To make a reprint request, contact Harvard Health Publications. Used with permission of StayWell.