Blood pressure is considered to be high when the systolic reading is between 140 and 159 mm Hg or the diastolic reading is between 90 and 99 mm Hg or higher, according to the American Heart Association. This is known as ... More »

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High blood pressure is usually an asymptomatic condition, and it can only be detected by doing regular checkups, according to the American Heart Association. A person in a hypertensive crisis, when the systolic blood pre... More »

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Treatment for high blood pressure or hypertension depends on the severity of the condition. Treatment can include lifestyle and dietary changes, smoking cessation, stress management and drug therapy, according to the Nat... More »

Blood pressure readings over 180 systolic or 110 diastolic are considered a medical crisis and require immediate medical attention, according to the American Heart Association. This is known as a hypertensive crisis, and... More »

Normal blood pressure for a 46-year-old is less than 120/80 mm Hg, according to the American Heart Association. Many doctors start treatment for hypertension when a patient's blood pressure is consistently over 140 for t... More »

High blood pressure is signalled by a systolic reading of 140 or higher or a diastolic reading of 90 or higher, according to the American Heart Association. These numbers indicate the pressure in the arteries when the he... More »

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In adults 20 years of age and older, normal blood pressure numbers are below 120 mm Hg (systolic) and below 80 mm Hg (diastolic), according to the American Heart Association. Blood pressure is typically expressed as a ra... More »

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