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<ul><li><p>1/22/2014 Blood Pressure Chart - Normal Blood Pressure Range</p><p>http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/medicine/blood-pressure.htm 1/13</p><p> Vaughn's SummariesMedicine Summaries</p><p>Heart Health</p><p>Blood Pressure ChartNormal Blood Pressure Range</p><p>by Vaughn Aubuchon</p><p>1.6k</p><p>What is your adult Blood Pressure?What is normal blood pressure?What is normal blood pressure range?What is high blood pressure?This page attempts to answer these questions.</p><p>1. BP RANGE Chart2. BP RANGE Notes.</p><p>3. BP LEVELS Table4. BP LEVELS Notes.</p><p>Water Test -HeavyMetalswww.andalyze.com</p><p>Lead Copper CadmiumMercury Zinc Chromiumand More - 30 SecondTest</p></li><li><p>1/22/2014 Blood Pressure Chart - Normal Blood Pressure Range</p><p>http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/medicine/blood-pressure.htm 2/13</p><p>5. Beneficial Foods &amp; Supplements</p><p>Updates / Disclaimer / Esta pgina en Espaol</p><p>30 195 - 450 195 30</p><p>top of page</p><p>1. Systolic vs. Diastolic</p><p>Blood Pressure Range ChartUnits = millimeters of mercury</p></li><li><p>1/22/2014 Blood Pressure Chart - Normal Blood Pressure Range</p><p>http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/medicine/blood-pressure.htm 3/13</p><p>Download a 1-page printable .PDF fileof the Blood Pressure Chart above.</p><p>The above chart is also available in Portuguese -Portuguese Blood Pressure Chart.</p><p>Many thanks to Salomao Fresco for providing it.</p><p>Human Blood Pressure RangeDiagram</p><p>Textual Description</p><p>The 1st Number: Systolic pressure is the bloodpressure when the heart muscle contracts.The 2nd Number: Diastolic pressure is the bloodpressure when the heart is relaxed.</p><p>The BP numbers shown in the chart represent</p></li><li><p>1/22/2014 Blood Pressure Chart - Normal Blood Pressure Range</p><p>http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/medicine/blood-pressure.htm 4/13</p><p>"Typical" systolic-diastolic pairs. There are many"non-typical" systolic/diastolic pairs, which I haveanalyzed statistically at Systolic-Diastolic Pairs.</p><p>What is Normal Blood Pressure? Buy and use anautomatic blood pressure monitor. Compare yourBP reading with the numbers on the chart above.Draw a line from your systolic pressure to yourdiastolic pressure. Is the slope of the line about the</p><p>same as shown on the chart? Where do YOU fit in?What are your risk factors?Are your blood pressure readings within the normalblood pressure range?Should you take anti-hypertension medication tolower your blood pressure?</p><p>Normal human daily Blood Pressure Range can varywidely, so any single blood pressure monitor readingis not reliable. BP monitor readings must be taken atdifferent times of day, to determine AVERAGE bloodpressure levels over time.What is important is your AVERAGE BP, or MAP (MeanArterial Pressure) over time.Or, where are those numbers sitting MOST of thetime?Normal MAP is about 93 mm of mercury.</p><p>For the scientists among you: The pressure of 1 mmof mercury = 0.019337 P.S.I. A systolic bloodpressure of 2 P.S.I. is good, a systolic blood pressureof 3 P.S.I. is not good.</p><p>Lowering High Blood Pressure Tactics</p><p>top of page</p><p>2. Blood Pressure Range Notes</p></li><li><p>1/22/2014 Blood Pressure Chart - Normal Blood Pressure Range</p><p>http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/medicine/blood-pressure.htm 5/13</p><p>Normal Blood PressureBP Readings Range</p><p>Systolic Diastolic</p><p>HIGH Blood Pressure SymptomsStressed, Sedentary, Bloated, Weak,Failing</p><p>210 - 240+180 - 210160 - 180140 - 160</p><p>125 - 140+110 - 125100 - 11090 - 100</p><p>Stage 4 High Blood PressureStage 3 High Blood PressureStage 2 High Blood PressureStage 1 High Blood Pressure</p><p>140130</p><p>120110100</p><p>9085</p><p>807065</p><p>BORDERLINE HIGH BPHigh Normal</p><p>NORMAL Blood PressureLow NormalLow Blood Pressure</p><p>9080706050</p><p>6055453530</p><p>90 - 60 - Very Low BP80 - 55 - Extremely Low BP70 - 45 - Danger60 - 40 - Danger50 - 30 - DANGER LOW</p><p>LOW Blood Pressure Symptoms -Weak, Tired, Dizzy, Fainting, Coma</p><p>top of page</p><p>3. Blood Pressure Levels TableHere is essentially the same information</p><p>presented above, in tabular format,</p></li><li><p>1/22/2014 Blood Pressure Chart - Normal Blood Pressure Range</p><p>http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/medicine/blood-pressure.htm 6/13</p><p>with notes at the bottom..</p><p>Comment Systolic Diastolic</p><p>PulsePressure(S - D) MAP</p><p>Stage 4.</p><p>Far, Far, FarTOO HIGH</p><p>Medication IsABSOLUTELYNECESSARY</p><p>240 140 100 173</p><p>235 135 100 168</p><p>230 135 95 167</p><p>225 130 95 162</p><p>220 130 90 160</p><p>215 125 90 155</p><p>Stage 3.Medication Is</p><p>ABSOLUTELYNECESSARY</p><p>To PreventHeart Attack</p><p>and Stroke</p><p>210 125 85 153</p><p>205 120 85 148</p><p>200 120 80 147</p><p>195 115 80 142</p><p>190 115 75 140</p><p>185 110 75 135</p><p>Stage 2.Way Too High -Medication Is</p><p>STRONGLY ADVISED</p><p>180 110 70 133</p><p>175 105 70 128</p><p>170 105 65 127</p><p>165 100 65 122</p><p>Stage 1.Too High -</p><p>Most DoctorsWill Prescribe Meds</p><p>160 100 60 120</p><p>155 95 60 115</p><p>150 95 55 113</p><p>145 90 55 108</p><p>BORDERLINE 140 90 50 107</p><p>135 85 50 102</p></li><li><p>1/22/2014 Blood Pressure Chart - Normal Blood Pressure Range</p><p>http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/medicine/blood-pressure.htm 7/13</p><p>High Normal 130 85 45 100</p><p>125 80 45 95</p><p>NORMAL 120 80 40 93</p><p>Low Normal</p><p>115 75 40 88</p><p>110 75 35 87</p><p>105 70 35 82</p><p>Very LowChildren and Athletes</p><p>100 70 30 80</p><p>95 65 30 75</p><p>90 60 30 70</p><p>Extremely Low -Meds May BeRequired To</p><p>Prevent Fainting(Syncope)</p><p>85 55 30 65</p><p>80 50 30 60</p><p>75 50 25 58</p><p>70 45 25 53</p><p>DangerFar, Far, Far</p><p>Too Low -MEDICATION</p><p>REQUIRED</p><p>65 40 25 47</p><p>60 35 25 43</p><p>55 35 20 42</p><p>50 30 20 37</p><p>45 25 20 32</p><p>40 20 20 27</p><p>210 - 450 60 60 60 60</p><p>top of page</p><p>4. BP Levels Table Notes(for table directly above)</p></li><li><p>1/22/2014 Blood Pressure Chart - Normal Blood Pressure Range</p><p>http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/medicine/blood-pressure.htm 8/13</p><p>1. Why did I do this? I searched high and low on theInternet, and I could find nothing like this in one place - a</p><p>Summary of human BP range, the Averages, and theComments relating to each BP level.</p><p>2. How did I get the numbers? I started with thecommonly seen "Systolic/ Diastolic pairs" seen in theliterature - 200/120, 160/100, 140/90, 120/80 and</p><p>90/60. From there, I interpolated and extrapolated all theother numbers. Note that these are AVERAGErelationships. For instance, instead of 140/90, your BPmay be 140/100, or 140/80. Each individual will have aunique systolic-diastolic relationship. If your S/Ddifference varies significantly from the averages shown</p><p>above, this can be helpful in assessing your particularcardiovascular condition.</p><p>3. Fairly recently, the difference between Systolic and</p><p>Diastolic pressure, named "Pulse Pressure", has been</p><p>gaining interest in the research community. This PulsePressure has been found to correlate linearly with heart</p><p>attack risk - the higher the number, the higher the risk.According to this theory, a BP of 140/ 90 (PP=50) is</p><p>more desirable than a BP of 140/ 80 (PP=60).This PP relationship at each pressure appears to be</p><p>almost linear.</p><p>4. As for the comments, I have "averaged" the references</p><p>made in the literature, since not all doctors agree upon thepressures at which to treat, and how aggressively to treat</p><p>(multiple medications, type of meds, etc.). You can rest</p><p>assured that the pharmaceutical companies prefer that youtake medication at 135/80, since they sell the meds. Most</p><p>doctors are not so aggressive. Remember that ALL</p></li><li><p>1/22/2014 Blood Pressure Chart - Normal Blood Pressure Range</p><p>http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/medicine/blood-pressure.htm 9/13</p><p>medications have side effects. Heart medications have</p><p>more serious side effects than any other class of</p><p>prescription drugs.</p><p>5. Be aware of the "Circadian Rhythm" cycle. YourBlood Pressure is highly influenced by the time of day.</p><p>For normal people, the highest BP occurs about midday,and the lowest at about 3-4 AM in the morning. For some</p><p>people, described as "non-dippers", this early morning BP</p><p>dip does not occur. For these people, highest bloodpressure usually occurs around 6 AM to 9 AM in the</p><p>morning. Some doctors are not aware of this, and makeerroneous assumptions. A non-dipper may see 150/95 in</p><p>the morning, and 130/85 in the evening. Non-dipping isusually associated with abnormal sleep conditions, such as</p><p>sleep apnea, heavy snoring, drug and alcohol abuse, etc.</p><p>6. One blood pressure reading means very little. The</p><p>advice to "Have your blood pressure checked once ayear" is useless. What time of day? Had you eaten less</p><p>salty foods recently? Were you relaxed that day, when</p><p>you are usually much more stressed? Had you recentlyexercised vigorously? You must check your BP far more</p><p>often than once a year, especially if you show "borderline"readings. I can produce a very low, or very high blood</p><p>pressure AT WILL, based upon what I do during the 24hours prior to the measurement.</p><p>7. Beware of "white coat syndrome", which results in amuch higher BP reading than normal, due to the</p><p>authoritative doctor, the foreboding, sterile exam room,and the smells such as alcohol and disinfectant. All this is</p><p>not relaxing. Some unaware doctors may prescribemedication, when in fact, you don't need it at all. As soon</p></li><li><p>1/22/2014 Blood Pressure Chart - Normal Blood Pressure Range</p><p>http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/medicine/blood-pressure.htm 10/13</p><p>as you leave the office, your BP returns to normal. This is</p><p>another great reason to use your own automatic BP wristmonitor, so that you come to know your own body, and</p><p>the effects of stress, food, mood, sleep, and time of day.</p><p>8. MAP = Mean Arterial Pressure. Three formulas are</p><p>used to compute MAP. All three produce very similarresults.</p><p>Above, I used Method #1 -MAP = DP + (1/3 (SP - DP))</p><p>Ideal Mean Arterial Pressure is defined as 93 mm ofmercury, which corresponds to 120/80.</p><p>Alternative Method #2 -Also, MAP = (2/3 DP) + (1/3 SP)</p><p>Alternative Method #3</p><p>MAP = ((2*DP) + SP) / 3</p><p>where SP= Systolic Pressure,</p><p>and DP= Diastolic Pressure</p><p>top of page</p><p>5. Suggested BeneficialFoods and Supplements</p><p>Suggested Beneficial Foods</p><p>applesavocados</p><p>bananas</p><p>Suggested Foods to Avoid</p><p>caffeinehigh-salt foods</p><p>medium salt foods</p></li><li><p>1/22/2014 Blood Pressure Chart - Normal Blood Pressure Range</p><p>http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/medicine/blood-pressure.htm 11/13</p><p>broccolifish</p><p>grapes</p><p>oatsorange juice</p><p>high saturated fathydrogenated oils</p><p>partially hydrogenated oils</p><p>Amino AcidsCo-Q10 - 120 mg</p><p>l-carnitine - 1000 mg</p><p>Suggested TacticsStop smoking</p><p>Reduce weightExercise</p><p>Sufficient rest</p><p>Oils</p><p>flax oil - 1 tblfish oil - EPA 600 mg</p><p>Minerals</p><p>calcium - 666 mgmagnesium - 266 mg</p><p>potassium - 2500 mg</p><p>Herbs</p><p>garlic</p><p>hawthorne berry</p><p>Vitamins</p><p>Vitamin B complex - xxx</p><p>Vitamin C - 500 mgVitamin D - 400 IU</p><p>Vitamin E - 200 mgfolic acid - 400 g</p><p>top of page</p><p>Updates</p><p>UPDATE - ADDENDUM Jan. 30, 2011:1. Recently, this page content has been scraped (stolen)by health-heart.net, and hosted by Bluehost.com - Click</p></li><li><p>1/22/2014 Blood Pressure Chart - Normal Blood Pressure Range</p><p>http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/medicine/blood-pressure.htm 12/13</p><p>here for a description of this page theft.</p><p>2. Recently, this page has been accused of presenting"old" numbers. The US National Institute of Health still</p><p>recommends the numbers shown above. Here, I present</p><p>official government-blessed data.Other medical organizations have issued new numbers</p><p>recently. I believe that one must consider the source. Dothe members of the group have an interest in seeing</p><p>increased drug sales? Individuals with pharmaceuticalconnections often want people to start taking blood</p><p>pressure medications, who really don't need them at all.</p><p>For some, it is all about drug sales, not about your health.</p><p>3. This page and large graphic have been online sinceOct. 2003, and updated hundreds of times over the last 9</p><p>years.</p><p>UPDATE - May 25, 2013 -Redrew the main BP graphic (rev.19).</p><p>Reformatted for your iPhone.</p><p>I also separated the suggested foods, vitamins andminerals from the chart format, and created a separate</p><p>table for them, so as to make them appear "less directlyrelated" to actual pressure - many factors are at play. The</p><p>chart is thus more focused toward pressure, and less</p><p>cluttered with extraneous, perhaps speculativeinformation.</p><p>top of page</p><p>Disclaimer</p></li><li><p>1/22/2014 Blood Pressure Chart - Normal Blood Pressure Range</p><p>http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/medicine/blood-pressure.htm 13/13</p><p>The author is not a doctor. I am simply a data analyst.</p><p>NO PERSONAL MEDICAL ADVICE IS OFFERED OR</p><p>IMPLIED.If you have a heart condition, see a medical professional.</p><p>Statements on this page may NOT be correct. These are justmy personal thoughts. The sole purpose of this page is to</p><p>encourage further research on your part. I hope that you havefound this high blood pressure information page helpful. Buy</p><p>and use an automated blood pressure monitor, to track your</p><p>own heart health.Thank you very much for your time.</p><p>Tags: blood pressure range, blood pressure chart, normal bloodpressure, blood pressure readings, average blood pressure, high</p><p>blood pressure, low blood pressure</p><p>Vaughn's Summaries2004-2013 Vaughn Aubuchon</p><p>www.vaughns-1-pagers.com</p><p>All Rights Reserved</p><p>This Vaughns Normal Blood Pressure Chart</p><p>was last updated on 2013-12-11.</p></li></ul>

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