As according to the latest statistics, almost one third of American adults suffer from this condition. Actually, this is really bad, most especially because (according to the medical experts) the hypertension is a very common cardiovascular issue, which actually affects both men and women. You should definitely actually be very careful, due to the fact that if you don’t treat it on time, this kind of health condition can be life-threatening.
You shall as well know that the blood pressure varies every minute. All of it depends on the the stress level, sleep, posture and physical activity. To be more specific that that , in the interval between the beats, the heart actually rests and the blood pressure drops. The meaning of this is that when your heart beats, the blood pressure rises.
There aremany risk factors for high blood pressure: age, excessive use of alcohol or drugs of any kind, overweight, race, and high blood pressure is quite more common in African Americans than white Americans, because of stress, tobacco use, sedentary lifestyle, chronic vitamin D and/or potassium deficiency over time, too much salt consumption, other chronic conditions such as diabetes and kidney disease etc.
What is unfortunate is that, many people all around the world think that 120 over 80 is a normal blood pressure, and that in case your blood pressure is higher you need to visit your cardiologist immediately. Well this no longer applies. Only take a look at this chart below mentioned and see what your blood pressure should be according to your age.