Call your health care provider if a routine blood pressure measurement (during health screening) reveals systolic blood pressure higher than 140 mm Hg, diastolic blood pressure higher than 90 mm Hg, or both.
Call your health care provider if you have any of the following symptoms:
Tell your health care provider if any family member has or has had high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, or kidney failure.
Go to a hospital emergency department if your blood pressure is high when measured (for example, if your diastolic pressure is greater than 100 mm Hg).
Go to a hospital emergency department if you have any of the following symptoms:
The management and control of high blood pressure involves two major options, lifestyle modification (detailed here) and medications (detailed in Treatment).
Maintain a healthy weight.
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