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www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2016/high-blood-pressure...

But most people see an increase in the upper number, systolic blood pressure, starting around age 40. About 7 percent of Americans ages 18 to 39 have hypertension , defined as blood pressure that is 140/90 or higher.

www.heart.org/-/media/files/health-topics/high-blood-pressure/hbp-rainbow...

BLOOD PRESSURE CATEGORY SYSTOLIC mm Hg (upper number) DIASTOLIC mm Hg (lower number) HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE 130-139 or 80-89 (HYPERTENSION) STAGE 1 ELEVATED 120-129 and NORMAL LESS THAN 120 and LESS THAN 80 140 OR HIGHER or 90 OR HIGHER HIGHER THAN 180 and/or HIGHER THAN 120

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/159283

Systolic pressure measures the pressure in the arteries as the heart contracts and is the top number on a blood pressure reading. Diastolic, which is the lower number, represents the blood ...

bloodpressureexplained.com/which-blood-pressure-number-is-more-important

If you have a higher than normal systolic blood pressure number (the upper number) combined with a lower diastolic number (the lower number) you have a common type of high blood pressure that doctors refer to as isolated systolic hypertension (resource). It’s the most common form of high blood pressure in people older than age 65, but it’s ...

www.menshealth.com/.../a19522004/theres-a-big-gap-between-my-blood-pressure

Yes, says John Elefteriades, M.D., chief of cardiothoracic surgery at Yale University and a Men's Health advisor. In adults, systolic pressure (the top number; the pressure in your blood vessels ...

www.foxnews.com/lifestyle/6-harmless-reasons-your-blood-pressure-measured-high

If the number continues to measure over 140/90 (which is the cutoff for high blood pressure), you and your doctor can talk about lifestyle changes that can help bring them down—like exercising ...

www.prevention.com/health/a30915774/what-causes-high-blood-pressure

Instead of developing high blood pressure in your 30s or 40s, with optimal diet and lifestyle you may delay the onset of high blood pressure to your late 60s or 70s.” ️ BP fix: Keep up with ...

www.epainassist.com/vascular-disease/blood-pressure/high-or-low-diastolic...

Blood pressure reading involves upper, higher number, which is systolic blood pressure and lower, lesser number, which is diastolic blood pressure. Since many years, doctors have believed that high or low diastolic blood pressure is of great importance in assessing the risk of heart disease.

www.livestrong.com/article/206485-reasons-for-high-systolic-blood-pressure

High systolic blood pressure is sometimes linked to an underlying health problem, but most the cause is unclear.

www.consumerreports.org/blood-pressure-monitors/best-home-blood-pressure...

One out of every three U.S. adults reports having high blood pressure, according to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Some research, however, suggests that the true ...