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I am 77yrs old. My blood pressure is 144/66 is that ok for

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I am 77yrs old. My blood pressure is 144/66 is that ok for a female this age I seem to be in really good health
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Ken replied 7 years ago.
Hello,

Yes your blood pressure is in normal range considering your age and as you do not have any other health issues.

Various factors influence a person's average BP and variations. Factors such as age and gender influence average values. In adults systolic pressure tends to rise and diastolic tends to fall. In the elderly, BP tends to be above the normal adult range largely because of reduced flexibility of the arteries.

Wish you best of health. God bless
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