• WILL WILL
    August 18, 2009
    I AM 62 YEARS OLD. MY BLOOD PRESUURE IS BETWEEN 145/75-150/85. IS THIS BAD OR WORST?
    WILL WILL
    August 18, 2009

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  • Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    August 19, 2009
    Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    August 19, 2009

    Hi Will,


    The Joint National Committee defines four blood pressure categories.

    Very High Range - Stage 2 Hypertension
    Systolic (top) blood pressure 160 mm Hg or high
    Diastolic (bottom) blood pressure 100 mm Hg or higher
    If in this range you have hypertension (high blood pressure).

    High Range - Stage 1 Hypertension
    Systolic (top) blood pressure 140 - 159 mm Hg
    Diastolic (bottom) blood pressure 90 - 99 mm Hg
    If in this range you have hypertension (high blood pressure).

    Caution Range - Prehypertension
    Systolic (top) blood pressure 120 - 139 mm Hg
    Diastolic (bottom) blood pressure 80 - 89 mm Hg
    Take action!

    Normal Range - Normal
    Systolic (top) blood pressure below 120 mm Hg
    Diastolic (bottom) blood pressure below 80 mm Hg
    Perfect!

     

    A blood pressure of 145/75 to 150/85 falls within Stage 1 Hypertension.  I recommend you discuss with your physician.

     

    All the best,

    Lisa Nelson RD

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    • WILL
      August 20, 2009
      WILL
      August 20, 2009

      Hello Lisa,

       

      Thanks for the detailed information on my query. I will definitely discuss this with my doctor. I am currently taking diavon which I still got the high blood count. This really help me in determining which medicine or medication I can discuss with my doctor.

       

      Will

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