Health Tip: What's Healthy Blood Pressure?

From Drugs.com - November 8, 2017

Health Tip: What's Healthy Blood Pressure?

-- Maintaining a healthy blood pressure is fundamental to overall health and prevention of cardiovascular disease and other chronic health problems.

But what's healthy?

The American Heart Association offers this chart of healthy and unhealthy ranges:


If your blood pressure is higher than 180/110 mm Hg and you ARE having symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, back pain, numbness/weakness, changes in vision or difficulty speaking, call 9-1-1 immediately.


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