Wednesday, May 17, 2017

This is your Ideal Blood Pressure Based on your Age


High blood pressure is one of the most common health problems in the worldwide. Medically, high blood pressure is also called hypertension, where this condition can cause serious health problems if left untreated. Most people who suffer from this condition, initially did not experience any symptoms. The most common signs of high blood pressure are dizziness, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, and shortness of breath, loss memory, atherosclerosis, kidney problems.

Some of the factors that can cause high blood pressure are genes, gender, age, smoking, lack of physical activity, stress, and so on. Your age also plays an important role in influencing one's blood pressure. It is very important to know the high blood parameters according to your age. Let's see.

Here is the ideal blood pressure according to your age :

Man

• Less than 20 years: 123/76
• 20-30 years: 126/79
• 30-40 years: 129/81
• 40-50 years: 135/83
• 50-60 years old: 142/85
• Over 70 years: 142/80

Woman

• Less than 20 years: 116/72
• 20-30 years: 120/75
• 30-40 years: 137/84
• 40-50 years: 137/84
• 50-60 years: 144/85
• Over 70 years: 159/85

In addition to drugs, there are other ways to control high blood pressure and prevent further complications. Here are some of them :
  • Lose excess weight 
  • Regular exercise, at least half an hour per day. Such as jogging, walking, swimming, and others. 
  • Consumption of healthy foods 
  • Lower sodium intake, ie less than 2,300 mg per day, and avoid processed foods and read food labels. 
  • Quit smoking 
  • Avoid consuming too much caffeine 
  • Try to avoid stress 
  • Control blood pressure regularly

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