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    141/83 BP with 61bpm at 47 years old
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    An_243444 posted:
    My blood pressure was measured this morning at 141/83 with a heart rate of 61bpm age 47. Is this something to be concerned about? I know the bottom number is ok, but not to sure about the top number.
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    Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Was it measured by your doctor? If so, did he mention that it was a concern?

    Here's a guide to what your numbers mean:

    High Blood Pressure Overview

    FYI: A systolic blood pressure number of 140 or higher is considered to be hypertension, or high blood pressure.

    Haylen
     
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    billh99 responded:
    Ideally BP should be under 120/80. 141 is the very beginning of low blood pressure.

    61 is a normal resting heart rate.

    But BP will be vary a lot over the day and depending on what you have been doing.

    To be diagnosed with hyptertension it needs to be high at 2 different times in the doctors office.

    But 141 is high enough that you want to get it checked from time to time.

    But it is low enough that a therapeutic lifestyle change (diet, losing weight if needed, and exercise) can most likely control it.


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