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Posted on Thu, 2 Jun 2016 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: I have a blood pressure of 137/62 and my heart beat is 64.

Is this ok. My age is 73 years old and 6ft 2in tall
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Answered by Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Normal data

Detailed Answer:
Dear Sir,

For your age it is normal data. Systolic blood pressure (which is 137 in your case) should be below 140 mm Hg. And diastolic pressure in your age can be low, even below 60 mm Hg, it is normal for your age, and pulse is normal.

Wishing you good health

In case of further questions don't hesitate to ask

Regards,
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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