I went to a drug store one day to get a few things and though what the hell ill check my blood pressure my result (Systolic: 140 Diastolic: 78) that was a little worrying so i went to see a doctor my result (Systolic: 138 Diastolic: 80) he said thats high but still normal for my age (17 at the time). what worries me is when most recently i checked it again (Systolic: 167 Diastolic: 78). my dad has a history of blood clots. i weigh 130 pounds I'm active and eat very healthy. and i don't have diabetes. i know that blood pressure varies throughout the day but my last result was shockingly high. Should i be doing anything about this? I prefer to not take drugs.
Thanks for any help!
For reference the optimal blood pressure is:
Systolic: 120 Diastolic: 80