A 55-year-old male asked:
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what is normal blood pressure for 55 year old white male. mine 128/72 49 paluse?

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Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience Psychiatry
BP GOOD / PULSE IFFY: What is the pulse again 49? That is on the low side unless you are some extreme athlete. The blood pressure is good. So please recheck that pulse. The average for BP is usually 120/80 there has been a trend lately to even look for lower levels.
Answered on Aug 4, 2018
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