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LOW PULSE

MY BLOOD PRESSURE RUNS 170 OVER 99.AND MY PULSE IS54.IS THIS NORMAL.
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No.  It's not.  See a doctor.
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Are you athletic?  I'm a runner with a resting pulse of around 54.  Your blood pressure is high and should be checked out.
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Sueinns is right.  If you're a well-trained athlete, it's ok to have a pulse below 54.  If you're out of shape, though, it could be a sign of something wrong.
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The low heart rate may be no big deal. Many healthy people have low heart rates. Mine is typically in the range 50-60 probably because of the meds I take. On the other hamd, your blood pressure is very high and should be treated.  You need to see a doctor as soon as possible and discuss these issues with him.  You may feel healthy now but the high BP will damage your heart eventually.
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I'll just echo what others have said.  Your low pulse could be normal.  The blood pressure needs serious attention, those numbers are quite high.
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