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I'm a5 ft 2 woman age 46. what should be a normal blood pressure reading for me?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Blood pressure: 127/84 is a good number at your age. Please see this age/gender blood pressure chart: http://www.betterhealthfacts.com/2013/01/blood-pressure-chart-for-women-over-20.html
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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Tell us your BP read: There is no one blood pressure which I can quote as the BP often fluctuates with different levels of activity, both physical and mental. Any BP reading taken at rest should not be over 140/90 mm(that would be high BP). But you should have at least 3 BP readings taken on different days before you can be certain if your BP is high or not.
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