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My BP is 127/68. Is this normal?

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I am 78 years old. My BP 127/68
Is that all right?
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Posted Sat, 20 Oct 2012 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Gyanshankar Mishra 21 minutes later
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Yes at your age the BP of 127/68 is alright. But do get it measured from a doctor / nurse with a mercury sphygmomanometer for accurate readings. Yearly BP and blood sugar monitoring are must at your age.Do get your lipid profile and ecg as a baseline investigation. Also do consider annual flu and 5 yearly pneumococcal vaccine at your age.

Wish you a hale and hearty life!

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Dr. Gyanshankar Mishra
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