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What is the ideal BP reading for a 78 year old?

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Dr. Sameer Maheshwari

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Posted on Fri, 31 Mar 2017 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: what is a safe BP range
, age 78
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Answered by Dr. Sameer Maheshwari 20 minutes later
Brief Answer:
below 140/90

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome.
This is Dr Sameer, cardiologist.
I understand that you are a cardiac patient.
Safe bp range for you will be below 140/90 mm Hg. If it is higher than this, consider increasing dose of medicines under your cardiologist supervision.
Thanks & take care
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