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Friday, May 08, 2009 Gordon Haynes, Community Member, asks

Q: normal blood pressure for fit 80 year old man

I jog  5 times a week  for 30 minites & I, do at least 50 squats in the shallow end of the swimming pool every day .

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
5/ 8/09 10:56pm

Hi Gordon,


I sounds like you are doing a great job taking care of yourself. Stick with it!  Blood pressure recommendations do not change with age.  The ideal is below 120/80 mm Hg.  Here's a link where you can learn a little more about high blood pressure levels -


All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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