What is the normal blood pressure range?

Blood pressure is the measurement of the pressure of the blood in the artery. Everyone want to have normal blood pressure. But what exactly does that mean?

Ideally, we should all have a blood pressure below 120 over 80 (120/80). This is the ideal blood pressure for people wishing to have good health. At this level, we have a much lower risk of heart disease or stroke.


The top number refers to the amount of pressure in your arteries during the contraction of your heart muscle. This is called systolic pressure. The bottom number refers to your blood pressure when your heart muscle is between beats. This is called diastolic pressure. Both numbers are important in determining the state of your heart health.

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How to measure the Blood Pressure at home ?

Using a home blood pressure monitor lets you keep track of your blood pressure at home. You can buy BP monitor from local medical market or on Amazon  and it does not cost(from $20 onward) huge amount .

What causes high blood pressure ?

The exact cause of high blood pressure is often not clear. However, various lifestyle conditions and behaviours have been known to significantly contribute to high blood pressure:

  • Being overweight
  • Not getting enough physical activity
  • Drinking more than 2 alcoholic drinks per day
  • Stress
  • Smoking
  • Family history of high blood pressure

How to control high blood pressure ?

The good news is you can control (and even help prevent) high blood pressure by making healthy lifestyle choices. These include:

  • Following a healthy diet; reducing salt and fat intake
  • Eating plenty of fruit and vegetables
  • Regular physical activity
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Stopping smoking and alcohol

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14 thoughts on “What is the normal blood pressure range?

  1. This is a extraordinary article. Millions of people in the world suffer from this but still don’t prevent it. I strongly believe that everyone should know about this because it could be very handy in the future, also so we can have a healthy strong community.

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    • Thanks Lorac…this comes from last week my family member BP gone down to 52 and we were not sure what does it mean and then I did some research and posted the article for my and others knowledge. I am glad to know that it is helping others as well.


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