Blood Pressure Chart

Blood Pressure Chart

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Blood Pressure is an important vital sign. Blood Pressure is the measurement of pressure of the blood flowing through your blood vessels (called arteries) against the vessel walls. Blood pressure tends to change with age dramatically. Hence it is very crucial that you check your blood pressure regularly. Medindia’s simple tool lets you compare your blood pressure with the normal values.

This measurement is important if you are using a home electronic device to check your blood pressure. Checking pressure of the Upper arms' major artery (brachial artery) that carries blood from heart to elbow is the common method. Please remember to put on the cuff properly and if the pressure is high check it again when you are more relaxed. Also remember that your pressure may be higher after a meal or exercise.
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Average Blood Pressure
For young people 120/80 mmHg
For old people 140/90 mmHg

Level of Severity Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg)
Mild Hypertension 140-160 90-100
Moderate Hypertension 160-200 100-120
Severe Hypertension Above 200 Above 120
Age and Blood Pressure Variation
Systolic Blood Pressure Chart
Systolic Blood Pressure Chart
Diastolic Blood Pressure Chart
Diastolic Blood Pressure Chart

Facts About Blood Pressure

  • High blood pressure is a condition in which the heart exerts more force to pump the same quantity of blood within the same time and over the years can harden the arteries thereby weakening your heart.
  • Main reasons for high blood pressure are stress or mental tension, heredity, excess salt intake, over-weight, sedentary life-style, smoking and excess alcohol.
  • High blood pressure often has no signs or symptoms. Hence it is highly recommended to get your blood pressure tested at least every two years.

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tazoG009, Georgia

Im 16 year old basketball player my height is 6"8 and my blood pressure is 140/68 is that norm?

Soujatya, India

I am a 16 yrs old boy and Systolic pressure is 129 and diastolic is 66 and pulse beat is 66, please tell me my health condition and give your valuable suggestion in this context

maxamax, Pakistan

150/95, 28 years old. Normal? Headaches not going away from asprin plus a very slight darker vision.

ben29, Malaysia

Age =66, weight = 60 k; active in jogging; each session takes about 30 minutes. BP 110/70; pullse 62. Is my systolic too low?

mkp369, India

Age is 64 years, BP 140/90 and pulse rate 87 are these normal or needs medical care?

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