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I am a fit, slim, 68 yr male. To get my blood pressure below

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I am a fit, slim, 68 yr male. To get my blood pressure below 140/80 I must rest for at least 10 mins before I check with my BP monitor. Is this ok? Colin
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 5 months ago.

Hello

Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.

My name is***** and being a Medicine specialist I would be able to provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.

Please note that my Goal is to provide you with an Excellent Service .

The ideal wait time to check the blood pressure is after 30 min of rest.

Please note that the answer provided is for information purpose only and does not substitute a Doctor - Patient Consultation in Clinic

Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 5 months ago.

Are you asking the ideal time to take the blood pressure measurement ?

Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 5 months ago.

What is your blood pressure on an average ?

What medications do you take for blood pressure management ?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.

1 no

2.after 10 mins rest 135/75

Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 5 months ago.

Thank you for your reply.

That is good for you. The blood pressure is well maintained.

Regards

Dr Pravin

Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 5 months ago.

Please do let me know if you have any further queries.

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