What is diastolic&systolic pressure?

Answer Blood pressure is the amount of pressure that blood exerts against artery walls as it flows through them. The pressure results from the heart pumping blood through the body and the force created as... Read More »

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What is a high systolic&diastolic blood pressure?

You measure blood pressure using two numbers, the systolic and diastolic. Systolic pressure measures your blood pressure as your heart beats and diastolic pressure measures the blood pressure betwe... Read More »

What if your systolic and diastolic pressure is high?

Hypertension is typically treated with medication. Depending on your blood pressure readings, the doctor will prescribe meds to lower your blood pressure to an acceptable reading; often a beta bloc... Read More »

What is the target range for systolic&diastolic blood pressure?

According to the National Institute of Health, the normal target range for systolic pressure is less than 120. The normal target for diastolic pressure is less than 80. Consult your physician if y... Read More »

What does a small margin between systolic&diastolic blood pressure mean?

Blood pressure is the force of blood moving through the arteries in your body. When a person's blood pressure is taken, it is measured by two numbers--the systolic pressure and the diastolic pressu... Read More »