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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.uchealth.org/today/whats-in-a-number-blood-pressure-explained

“Both numbers can define high blood pressure and the need for treatment,” Baker said. A normal blood pressure is less than 120 over 80. Readings above that are now considered elevated or high. The new guidelines, which were announced last November and are based on years of data, now mean that many more Americans are categorized as having ...

www.heart.org/en/health-topics/high-blood-pressure/why-high-blood-pressure-is...

BLOOD PRESSURE CATEGORY SYSTOLIC mm Hg (upper number) DIASTOLIC mm Hg (lower number) NORMAL LESS THAN 120 and LESS THAN 80; ELEVATED 120 – 129 and LESS THAN 80; HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (HYPERTENSION) STAGE 1 130 – 139 or 80 – 89; HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (HYPERTENSION) STAGE 2 140 OR HIGHER or 90 OR HIGHER; HYPERTENSIVE CRISIS (consult your doctor ...

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 ...

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 ...

familyfirst-urgentcare.com/high-blood-pressure-worried

While not quite “high,” your numbers have moved out of the normal range. Elevated blood pressure is likely to turn into high blood pressure. Stage 1 hypertension. Stage 1 hypertension is when your systolic pressure (the upper number) reaches between 140 and 159 mm Hg or when your diastolic pressure (lower number) is between 90 and 99 mm Hg.

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.healthtap.com/questions/226155-abnormal-blood-pressure-worse-if-upper-or...

Both are bad: Docs used to think that a high number was normal with age, research found a higher risk for stroke with higher upper number than lower number if either number or both are high, there is risk for heart attack and stroke, and both need treatment. Risk starts to climb at 125/75, not 140/90. Blood pressure over 130/85 needs to be treated first with lifestyle changes, then medication ...

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 ...