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Posted on Tue, 11 Jul 2017 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: my blood pressure is 117/70 and my neighbor says this is bad for me...that the higher my number the better...I know the XXXXXXX heart association and every other website disagrees...is this correct.
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Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap 33 minutes later
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Hello

After going through the medical details provided by you I would like to tell you that your blood pressure is very well with in normal recommended range for adults.

The recommended range of blood pressure is less than 140/90 mmhg and should not be lower than 100/60 mmhg in a healthy individual.

Your neighbour knowledge needs to be refreshed.

Your Bp is all good Sir don't worry and relax.

Kind Regards
Dr Bhanu partap
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