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Is blood pressure of 103/53 OK for a 70 years old man ?

My father has been perfectly normal.He is 70 and walks a lot and has a lot of activity.Suddenly he has been getting tension and is a little worried. He complains lack of sleep and feels uneasy. His blood pressure is 103/53 with pulse between 85 and 100 sometimes. He does not complian of dizziness or anything else. but simply some tension over some silly household things! Is his pressure ok?
Asked On : Sat, 11 Jun 2011
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Simple and most effective home remedy is water. Drink at least 3 liters of water to keep your blood pressure checked. Fresh juice of Adathoda Vasica 30 ml in empty stomach for 30 days is also an effective home remedy.

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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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Ideally blood pressure should stay under 120/80 and above 100/60mmHg. If he feels giddy after standing up from lying down position, he must keep his legs evelated for a while on some pillows before getting up. Also he can hang the legs down from the bed for 2 minutes while sitting before standing. He must learn l=to relax by Yoga, deep breathing exercises and also take less tension. Encourage fresh green leafy vegetables in the diet which are a rich source of antioxidants. Eat proteinaceous food liek pulses, dals, cereals Drink plenty of water. Sleep for 6-8 hours a day. He should do fine.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware's  Response
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The Blood pressure of 103/53 is on lower side and it can be due to less water intake so tell your father to take more water and also give him electrolyte powder with water and he should feel better.The normal BP is 120/80 and as for the pulse of 85 is fine but if it is 100 then it may be as you said household issues which are causing him anxiety.To help that tell him to relax and do not discuss any issues in front of him.Increasing age and at 70 retired life can give rise to anxiety as a result of helplessness or inability to control the family problems.If the problem persists please consult a doctor nearby and get prescribed medicines for sleep and to relieve his anxiety.
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