Blood pressure is 179 over 92. High?

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Is 179 over 92 high for 65 yr.old male 217lbs.?

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Yes. An ideal blood pressure should be 100-120/60-80 for adults, regardless of weight and height. Blood pressure over 140/90 is called high blood pressure (hypertension). So you have hypertension and you need to see a cardiologist to get treated.