Everyone knows that 120/80 is regarded as normal blood pressure. However, if recent studies are to be believed, the numbers have changed in the past decade. The ESC Association has recently revealed guidelines which say that 120/80 isn’t the normal blood pressure anymore – 140/90 is.
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Whenever we experience a bit of a rise in our blood pressure, we immediately rush to the doctor. However, experts say that until your blood pressure raises over 140/90, you’re fine. In fact, many doctors consider 140/90 the new normal blood pressure, which definitely changes everything we knew up until now.
So, if you’re worried about your blood pressure going over 120/80 often, don’t be – you are completely safe until you’re in the 140/90 range.