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Blood PressureBlood pressure is the force of the blood against the walls of the arteries. It is measured by a ratio of two numbers: systolic – registered during a heartbeat and diastolic – registered between heartbeats. Less than 120/80 is optimal. 140/90 or higher is high blood pressure or hypertension.
For similar information see PreventionBlood pressure is how hard the blood pushes against the walls of your arteries.
It is measured with two numbers.
The first number is during a heartbeat.
The second number is between heartbeats.
It is best to have blood pressure under 120/80.
If your blood pressure is over 140/90, you have high blood pressure.
High blood pressure is also called hypertension.