• P. Raja Rao P. Raja Rao
    April 30, 2013
    What is the right blood pressure for a man of 65 years old and of 5ft 3in height and weighing 70 kgs?
    P. Raja Rao P. Raja Rao
    April 30, 2013

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  • Lisa Nelson, RD, LN
    Health Pro
    May 02, 2013
    Lisa Nelson, RD, LN
    Health Pro
    April 30, 2013

    Hi P. Raja Rao,

     

    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!

     

    All the best,

    Lisa Nelson RD

    7 Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

     


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