What causes dizzy spells in a 78 year old man?

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I’m a 78 yr. old man, thin & experience dizziness off & on! Blood pressure is 128/73 pulse is 56.

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Your blood pressure is normal. Normal blood pressure is 90-140/60-90 mmHg. You don't have to worry. But you'd better keep monitoring it.

Your resting heart rate is low. The normal resting heart rate for adults is between 60 and 100 beats per minute (bpm). You can take a dynamic electrocardiogram to rule out arrhythmias.
 
Dizziness may be caused by otolith, stroke, postural hypotension, hypertension, etc.            
What is your blood pressure when you're lying down?

If you still have vertigo, you need to take a brain CT scan to rule out stroke.            
You can take betahistine mesylate to relieve the symptoms of dizziness.
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