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I'm a 25 year old guy and morbidly obese with a BMI over 40 for years now. Several months ago I read my blood pressure at 140/90 and it's been steadily increasing since then and now it's reading around 170/100. I also did gain about 10 or 15 pounds over that span too. My parents also both have high blood pressure by the way, but I figured that wasn't something to be concerned with until older. I haven't been to the doctor in years now though, should I be seeing someone for this and if so where do I go, like an urgent care? I just don't know what to expect and if this is high enough that I need medication now. I understand my diet and lifestyle is contributing, I generally eat fast food and soda each day, few dozen beers with friends each weekend, smoke and vape regularly, and don't workout at all. I don't know that I will be able to give any of those up for now, or at least wait until my 30's to cut back.
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You can look forward to an increasingly uncomfortable life, Type 2 diabetes if you don't already have it, kidney problems, heart problems, leg ulcers, bed sores, osteo-arthritis, breathing problems and asthma, sleep apnoea, gall stones, gout, colo-rectal cancer, hardened arteries are all waiting for you.
You know the problem, and you know what to do about it. Eat less, move more.
see a doc now
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