A 37-year-old member asked:
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can you tell me is 170 over 90 high risk for a 72 year old that has had a stroke before?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
BP: 170/90 is increased risk for another stroke in such a patient.
Answered on Mar 29, 2014
Dr. Khamid Bakhadirov
17 years experience Neurology
Yes: 170/90 is a high blood pressure for someone who had a stroke before. Target should be.
Answered on May 2, 2014
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Dr. Erskine James
22 years experience Cardiology
Look up the SHEP study -- looked at high blood pressure in the elderly.
May 2, 2014

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