What Are The Blood Pressure Ranges?

In talking about your heart health, blood pressure ranges can determine how you intervene in high blood pressure, or if you even have a need to intervene. Let’s take a look at the guidelines for hypertension and healthy blood pressure.

On average normal, textbook blood pressure is considered 120/80. You may have blood pressure at or near this measurement and be considered to have healthy blood pressure. Below this may be okay, but if it gets too low there can be dangers.

However, low blood pressure is less of a concern for the overall population because more people suffer from hypertension and is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. But there are different levels of high blood pressure. Continue reading “What Are The Blood Pressure Ranges?” »