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When systolic blood pressure rises above 160 in people aged 60 and older, it's time to consider treatment -- even if the lower number is normal, less than 90.

www.agingcare.com/articles/high-blood-pressure-in-seniors...

BP rises naturally as we age. In many seniors with high blood pressure, a single specific cause is not known. This is called essential or primary high blood pressure. Research is ongoing to find the causes of essential HBP. In some people, high blood pressure is the result of another medical problem or medication.

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What this means for new blood pressure guidelines [Note: This original version of this post explained why I supported the December 2013 blood pressure guidelines suggesting a higher BP treatment goal for most older adults. You can still find that content in the bottom part of the post, along with a link to a handy cheatsheet I developed to help ...

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The normal blood pressure range for adults, including elderly adults, is 120/80 or below, according to the National Institute on Aging. In elderly people, systolic readings are often greater than 140 with a diastolic reading of less than 90; this condition, known as systolic hypertension, is common with age.

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New blood pressure guidelines could be dangerous for some. En español l It sounded like great news for thousands of older people: New blood pressure guidelines might free them from the anxiety of taking powerful medications to control their blood pressure, and the side effects those pills sometimes brought.

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Most older adults are therefore using chronic high blood pressure medication for decades thereafter. However, what is not often known is that the elderly are at risk of low blood pressure which is known as hypotension. Using high blood pressure medication while suffering with low blood pressure can be dangerous.

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Blood pressure readings fall into four general categories, ranging from normal to stage 2 high blood pressure (hypertension). The level of your blood pressure determines what kind of treatment you may need. To get an accurate blood pressure measurement, your doctor should evaluate your readings based on the average of two or more blood pressure ...

www.idealbloodpressureinfo.com/blood-pressure-chart-by-age

Blood Pressure Chart By Age. Understanding blood pressure readings is important. This is a reference for you regarding the normal blood pressure level for 1 month infant to 64 years old elderly. Blood Pressure Log. If you are a hypertension patient, you may need to track and keep your daily blood pressure numbers.

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How low is too low for blood pressure? Within certain limits, the lower your blood pressure reading is, the better. There is also no specific number at which day-to-day blood pressure is considered too low, as long as none of the symptoms of trouble are present.

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Blood pressure chart for adults. Using this blood pressure chart: To work out what your blood pressure readings mean, just find your top number (systolic) on the left side of the blood pressure chart and read across, and your bottom number (diastolic) on the bottom of the blood pressure chart. Where the two meet is your blood pressure.