Yes. An age-related increase in blood pressure is a universal trait of ageing. The normal levels of systolic and diastolic blood pressure can change with age, but the number should lie within the ideal normal range.
Normal blood pressure level is between 90/60mmHg and 120/80mmHg. A high blood pressure level is 140/90Hg or more, and a low blood pressure level is 90/60mmHg. A study suggests that “modernisation” causes changes in diet, activity, fat storage within tissues and psychosocial stress to increase the chance of age-related blood pressure. Another study has shown that the vascular system changes with age. The functions of blood vessels and heart weaken with older age. This is mainly because the veins become stiff as their elasticity reduces with age. As a result, the normal levels of blood pressure change with age.
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