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My 62 year old wife has a blood pressure at the moment of 180

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My 62 year old wife has a blood pressure at the moment of 180 over 96. Is this dangerous? should she go to a doctor or hospital right away?
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Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Mask replied 4 years ago.

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As per American Heart Association a Blood Pressure of 180/110 mmHg requires immediate medical attention and is termed as Hypertenive Urgency.

Her Blood pressure systolic is there and diastolic is quite close to that value.

So yes she is in urgent need of medical attention.

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