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High Blood Pressure: What Is High Blood Pressure?

  By posted Jul 26th 2012
Healthy Living

What is the normal blood pressure range?

There are two parts in monitoring and measuring your blood pressure:
Systolic: The blood pressure while your heart is beating.
Diastolic: The blood pressure when your heart is at rest.

On the blood pressure monitor, systolic is written on top and diastolic below it. But what is the average normal blood pressure? Systolic should be below 120 and diastolic should be below 80.

 

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