Current guidelines define normal blood pressure as lower than 120/80, so you are perfectly normal.
People's blood pressure can rise or lower during resting to high energy exercise and thus, the blood pressure fluctuates. The true reading is a resting blood pressure check.
Blood pressure is always given as these two numbers, the systolic and diastolic pressures. Both are important. Usually they are written one above or before the other, such as 120/80 mmHg. The top number is the systolic and the bottom the diastolic. When the two measurements are written down, the systolic pressure is the first or top number, and the diastolic pressure is the second or bottom number (for example, 120/80). If your blood pressure is 120/80, you say that it is "120 over 80."
Blood pressure changes during the day. It is lowest as you sleep and rises when you get up. It also can rise when you are excited, nervous, or active.
Still, for most of your waking hours, your blood pressure stays pretty much the same when you are sitting or standing still. That level should be lower than 120/80. When the level stays high, 140/90 or higher, you have high blood pressure. With high blood pressure, the heart works harder, your arteries take a beating, and your chances of a stroke, heart attack, and kidney problems are greater.
A blood pressure of 140/90 or higher is considered high blood pressure. Both numbers are important. If one or both numbers are usually high, you have high blood pressure. If you are being treated for high blood pressure, you still have high blood pressure even if you have repeated readings in the normal range.
There are two levels of high blood pressure: Stage 1 and Stage 2 (see the chart below).
Categories for Blood Pressure Levels in Adults*
(In mmHg, millimeters of Mercury)
(Top number) Diastolic (Bottom number)
A normal blood pressure for a boy who is 6 years old is 95/63. A normal blood pressure for adults is 120/80.
my son is 4 years old what is a normal blood pressure for him.
I am 34 years old male please tell about blood pressure
is181/71 for 71 years old normal
the normal blood pressure is 120 or lower so you could try that
Yes it is.
What is the normal heart rate for a 79 female with diabeties, high cholesterol and high blood pressure
My blood pressure taken on a digital unit showed 110/68. I am 80 years old. Is this normal for me?
It is normal blood pressure for people with 60 years old or more.
The normal blood pressure is the same as a normal, healthy person of 120/80. 120 being the systolic pressure and 80 being the diastolic. The reason some elderly person's pressure may increase is due to hypertension or high blood pressure. Older people are more prone to this disorder. Therefore it is important to have your blood pressure checked by a health care professional. The instrument for measuring a blood pressure is called a sphygmomanometer.
The normal blood pressure for a 17 years old - female - is 120/80. (at resting)
I'm 20 years old (5'4") and my usual resting blood pressure is around 100/69, but the women in family have a history of relatively low blood pressure readings. Generally anything below 120/80 is pretty normal.
I am 34 years old, female. I have been having diarrhea after meals. I check my blood pressure and it is 98 over 72.
120 over 80 is the idea blood pressure but blood pressure increases with age. 140 over 90 and above is defined as hypertension. You want to be near 120/80 to 139/89 ideally. It also depends on your normal blood pressure range. If you normally run slightly over 120/80 you have a normal high blood pressure and if you run lower than 120/80 you run a normally low blood pressure.
one hundred 140
Mine was 148 over 80 , I am fifty five
Your blood pressure is fine but your heart rate is a little high so you should ask your doctor about that. I know that a normal resting heart rate runs between 55 to 60 bpm. But you might want to talk to your doctor about and ask why you have a normal blood pressure but a seemingly high heart rate.
80 +(the child's age in years x 2) 80 +(the child's age in years x 2)
If somewhere between 90 and 120 over 80/90, your blood pressure is ideal, follow a healthy life style and keep it at this pressure