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Hypertension

Question
Posted by: | 2019/08/08

Q.

High blood pressure of 190/70

URGENT LIFE 80 YEARS

Expert's Reply

A.

Hypertension expert
- 2019/08/08

Uncontrolled blood pressure, please see your GP to start antihypertensive treatment and aim for a systolic BP of < 140. Thirty plus years ago it was regarded as a normal blood pressure at your age, but no, it is not. Systolic hypertension is associated with strokes.



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