Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure 

Blood pressure (BP), should normally be below 120/80 mm Hg, if above this or below this level Doctor’s advice is needed.

 Heart beat squeezes and pushes blood through the arteries to the rest of your body. 

This force creates pressure on those blood vessels, and that’s blood pressure.

 23 % of men and 22% of women above 25 yrs are patient of high blood pressure.Blood pressure (BP), 120/80 mm Hg anything above this medical attention is needed.

If blood presuure is high consult a Doctor and stick to the Diet said by Doctor. A 30 mints daily exercise is compulsory. Salt intake should be reduced. Sodium intake in day should be   2.4gm. Replace common table  salt to  sodium free.

130-139 is stage 1 high blood pressure (also called hypertension).

140 or more is stage 2 hypertension.

Low blood pressure is common among people who are aged 60 plus. Low blood pressure or hypo tension is where the pressure of the blood vessel is usually low.

Blood pressure falls between 90/60mm Hg and 130/80mm Hg.  A person is said to suffering from low BP where the value is less 90/60 mmHg. Symptoms like dizziness, confusion, or falls. Doctor’s advice is required at the earliest.

Blood Pressure

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