Is Blood Pressure Of 160/70 A Cause For Concern?
Higher bp needs to be controlled and not harm of low lower bp
These are age related changes and Called as isolated systolic hypertension. There is no harm of low lower bp, called as diastolic bp, even if it's goes below 50. But higher bp called as systolic blood pressure needs to be controlled.
Also, measures to decrease blood pressure is a healthy lifestyle like avoiding fatty, oily and high calorie diet. Have low salt diet and monitor blood pressure regularly thrice a day for one week then once or twice a week. Most of the readings should be below 140/90 mmhg. Regular exercises like brisk walking, just walking according her capacity atleast 30 min a day and 5 days a week. Lots of green leafy vegetables, fruits, fish once or twice a week, avoid meat. There shouldn't abdominal fat deposition or obesity. Get your lipid profile and sugars tested once..
If doesn't help, her amlopress in the evening should be increased be increased to 5. The measure to increase the lower will also increase the upper bp, there is no benefit of increasing lower and there is no harm of low lower bp, so not to worry about it.