What is blood pressure? share your experience with us

What is blood pressure?   share your experience with us

Doctors highlights that keeping optimal blood pressure plays an essential role in reducing the risk of serious health problems, such as heart attacks, heart failure, and stroke.

You may keep your blood pressure in the normal range by having a healthy weight with healthful diet , and certainly to reduce alcohol and salt in your meals. In addition you may have regular exercising routine. 

Doctors may use blood pressure as an indicator of your heart health condition. kindly note that blood pressure indicates the force that blood puts on the walls of the blood vessels as the heart pumps blood. Healthcare professionals  may emphasis that people with either low or high blood pressure may be at risk of having any heart problems and damage to the walls of the blood vessels. If you may have any trouble with blood pressure, you need to visit a doctor for regular check.

According to the American heart association, a healthy blood pressure range is:

  • systolic: less than 120
  • diastolic: less than 80

While low blood pressure  :

  • systolic: 90 or below
  • diastolic: 60 or below

while elevated blood pressure :

  • systolic: 120–129
  • diastolic: less than 80

Doctors highlights that person who has hypertension, their blood pressure is too high. When you are in hypertensive, they are at great risk of any of the following:

  • heart failure & coronary atherosclerosis 
  • kidney failure
  • peripheral arterial disease
  • stiffening of the heart muscle
  • Stroke  
  • memory problems
  • vision issues

However, a person who is experiencing a hypertension crisis due to very high blood pressure levels may have the below symptoms:

  • back pain
  • difficulty speaking
  • chest pain
  • headache
  • change in vision or blurry vision
  • shortness of breath due to fluid in the lungs
  • numbness or weakness
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