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How harmful are daily changes in blood pressure related to stress?

Blood pressure is a dynamic process that changes frequently and changes with stress. However, if you have stress and your blood pressure has been high, this can be an indication to seek medical attention. Additionally, if you have symptoms of high blood pressure that include headaches or vision changes, this could indicate that you have harmfully high pressures. Generally persistent blood pressures greater than 140 (systolic) over 90 (diastolic) could indicate the need for medications in addition to stress reduction techniques, to manage your blood pressure.

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