• sdowdy sdowdy
    November 02, 2009
    Normal blood pressure for a 23-year-old male?
    sdowdy sdowdy
    November 02, 2009

    What is the normal blood pressure for a 23-year-old male?



  • Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    November 02, 2009
    Lisa Nelson
    Health Pro
    November 02, 2009

    Many people think that blood pressure alters with age, but this is really only true with children and adults. Once someone is out of childhood, normal blood pressure is the same for everyone. This is:


    Systolic (top) blood pressure below 120 mm Hg
    Diastolic (bottom) blood pressure below 80 mm Hg


    If you're concerned about your blood pressure or that of a loved one, you might consider a number of things, including diet changes to reduce salt consumption, weight loss, or an exercise regimen. You might also keep in mind that sometimes people's blood pressure is naturally higher at the doctor's office because of "White Coat Syndrome." This is increased blood pressure due to anxiety at being in a doctor's office.


    Here are some links you might find useful:


    Heart Attack Symptoms and Warning Signs


    Stress and Heart Disease


    7 Ways Your Body Says You’re Stressed




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