Blood pressure test is 140/90. Is this ok for 71 year lady
Jun 30, 2015
Is 140/90 okay for 71 year old lady taken while resting in bed after sleeping the night.
Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
This blood pressure reading is a little high, and if confirmed by a second reading, would be called high blood pressure (low level).
What's key at this point, is to check in with your care provider, have a reading done in a medical setting.
Hope that helps, BY
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