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High blood pressure 145/80 low heart rate 58 in excellent shape.Why is my bp so high and what should I do?

high blood pressure 145/80 low heart rate 58 in excellent shape ? I am an all around athlete. I can do 25 pull ups 80 push ups run a sub 7 min mile, and have a six pack. Why is my bp so high and what should I do?
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It could be genetic. Also, watch the salt and caffeine. Actually, the bottom number of 80 is fine. The top number is a little high. keep an eye on it , if it gets worse or stays that way after you make changes consult your doctor
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