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By Anonymous June 27, 2017 - 8:24am
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Is 164/ 54 good for a guy in his 70s who takes blood pressure med?

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER.
Thank you for reaching out to our community with your question, but that is one best answered by your cardiologist or primary care physicain.

Your physician knows whether or not you have high blood pressure, what your pressure has been and what medication you are taking.

For the elderly, as with the rest of the population, a blood pressure reading below 120/80 mmHg is considered normal.

In general, lower is better. However, very low blood pressure can sometimes be a cause for concern and should be checked out by a doctor. Doctors classify blood pressures under 140/90 mmHg as either normal or prehypertension. Normal blood pressure is lower than 120/80 mmHg.


June 27, 2017 - 9:11am
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