Proper blood pressure measurement is needed for the diagnosis of hypertension.
For adults, the systolic blood pressure is consistently higher than 129 or 139 mmHg, or the diastolic blood pressure is consistently above 89 mmHg is regarded as high blood pressure.
If measurements are derived from 24-hour ambulatory or home monitoring, the number will be 135 mmHg systolic or 85 mmHg diastolic.
If you think you have high blood pressure, you’d better seek medical treatments in time.
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