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I want to ask about my fathers blood pressure. He’s 82 and

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Hi I want to ask about my fathers blood pressure. He’s 82 and keeps going up and down
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  tazechip replied 15 days ago.
This is Dr Chip

Tell me more please

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
He’s 82 and diabetes and high bp. Which he’s on medication. He’s bp drops and increase not to high
Expert:  tazechip replied 15 days ago.

What are the bp readings?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
106/54 at 6pm, 120/60 hour later, then 145/66, 30 min later 120/60
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
He had low bp and dehydration couple of weeks. An 4 line ecg was done it was all fine
Expert:  tazechip replied 15 days ago.

Those numbers aren't that bad but he should discuss with his doctor a lower dose of his blood pressure medication

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Do you think he’s taking to much medication?
Expert:  tazechip replied 15 days ago.

He may be

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
the 4 line ecg was fine 2 weeks ago. Is that reassuring?
Expert:  tazechip replied 15 days ago.

Very reassuring

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
we should discuss with gp about bp
Expert:  tazechip replied 15 days ago.

Yes