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Forum Name: Miscellaneous Cardiology Topics

Question: high blood pressure and headaches


 Menopaws - Sun Nov 08, 2009 3:43 pm

I took my partners blood pressure and it was 173/110 pulse 90.
I am worried and should he see a doctor.
Thanking You
 John Kenyon, CNA - Wed Dec 02, 2009 11:31 pm

User avatar Hello -- Yes, your friend definitely should be seen by a doctor. This is a very high blood pressure reading and may require medication to manage. If left alone it could cause dangerous problems with heart, kidneys, eyes, etc.

Please keep us update regarding this.

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