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Forum Name: Hypertension

Question: Exercise and high blood pressure

 mdwst - Sat Nov 20, 2004 10:17 am

I was told i have high blood pressure averaging 135 to 140 over 82 to 90 and have been perscribed med's.. is it safe to exercise and do cardio with this high blood pressure?
 Dr. Russell M - Thu Dec 02, 2004 11:27 am

User avatar Hi!

It is recommended to do moderate exercise to control hypertension.


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