High Blood Pressure - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

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blood pressure is the force of your

blood pushing against the walls of your

arteries each time your heart beats it

pumps blood into the arteries your blood

pressure is highest when your heart

beats pumping the blood this is called

systolic pressure when your heart is at

rest between beats your blood pressure

Falls this is called diastolic pressure

your blood pressure reading uses these

two numbers usually the systolic number

comes before or above the diastolic

number a reading of 119 over 79 or lower

is normal blood pressure 140 over 90 or

higher is high blood pressure between

120 and 139 for the top number or

between 80 and 89 for the bottom number

is called pre hypertension pre

hypertension means you may end up with

high blood pressure unless you take

steps to prevent it high blood pressure