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Is a blood pressure of 131/72 normal?

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Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein

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Posted on Mon, 18 Aug 2014 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: My blood pressure is 131/72 with a pulse rate of 52. Is this OK?
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Answered by Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein 11 minutes later
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Yes, this is absolutely optimal blood pressure and normal pulse and it means that Tenoretic is working well for you,and you should stay on this antihypertensive therapy. If BP raises above 145/90 then you should change medicine. In every case, continue with healthy diet and regulate body weight,and avoid salty food. Wish you good health. Feel free to ask.
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