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A 27-year-old male asked about a 62-year-old male:

is 120/60 a good blood pressure? is it true that the difference between the two numbers should be around 30-40 to be considered good bp? thank you!

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
HTN: See the following link http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0215/p300.html Your BP is good Pulse pressure is SBP minus DBP and 40 is the norm.

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