Your systolic pressure in front and behind the diastolic pressure. If the results of your blood pemgukura is 110/70 mm Hg means your systolic pressure 110 and your diastolic pressure is 70. targeted measurement of how much pressure in your arteries which causes a column of mercury rise in blood pressure measurement devices.
Experts blood pressure classification give different for people with hypertension.
according to WHO people can say when the normal blood pressure less than 135/85 mm Hg and hypertension can be said if it exceeds 140/90 mmHg.
according Join National Committee VII (JNC VII)
categories systolic diastolic
Normal <120 <80
prahipertensi 120-139 80-89
hypertension > 140 > 90
Stage 1 140-159 90-99
Stage 2 160 -> 180 100 -> 110
3. According to the NHLBI blood pressure above 140/90 mm Hg is high and while between 120/80 mmHg and 139/89 mmHg is said hypertension
according Nm Kaplan (father of medicine) provides limits to distinguish age and sex of patients as follows;
1. man age <45 years, can be said to have hypertension when blood pressure when lying down is> 130/90 mmHg.
2. man age> 45 years have hypertension daoat say when his blood pressure was> 145/95 mmHg.
Can be said 3. woman hypertension when blood pressure> 160/95 mmHg
5. By Gordon H. Williams hypertension can be divided as follows:
Systolic blood pressure:
: Normal high
> 159: hypertension
Diastolic blood pressure:
85-89: high normal
90-104: mild hypertension
105-114: hypertension was
> 115: severe hypertension