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my blood pressure is 147/85 and I am over 60. Is that high blood pressure?

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Michael Poland answered

Yes.

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Lia Tan answered

According to the American Heart Association, they recently changed their standard for what is considered as high blood pressure for people over the age of 60 to 150/90. So now based on the new standard, you are be fine. However, if you are still concerned, please go seek medical advice like to your a doctor or a cardiologist.

Read more: www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HighBloodPressure/Preventi

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