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What should be the normal blood pressure in a 60 year old man?

What is the normal blood pressure in a 60 year old man? The person is healthy, does not take any medication leads an active life.
Asked On : Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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Current BHS(British Hypertension Society) guidelines suggest any blood pressure below 150/90 is normal, if you are diabetic then figure drops down to 140/80. so Answer is , if you are not diabetic, Your BP should be less than 150 over 90
Answered: Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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65 year old, 180 lbs, fat belly, has emphysema, 1 gin martini nightly, need to lose weight.....BP 130/85,  cholestrol 155......need a diet plan.

I exercise at a gym now & then

Answered: Wed, 24 Feb 2010
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I am 60 years old my BP is 150/85 ,as per BHS guidelines 150/90 why Doctor prescribe me BP medicine.

Answered: Sat, 10 Apr 2010
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