The rules of healthy blood pressure has changed

An application for a new standard in terms of arterial pressure was made at the annual cardiology conference in Munich, and the rules are published on the pages of the European Heart Journal.

The changed norms of blood pressure were presented by scientists of the European society for hypertension (ESH) and European society of cardiology (ESC). According to the new parameters, the upper limit of normal are now considered values of 130 80 mm Hg. post. That is, in the presence of such pressures must be lowered. Previously, the need to reduce blood pressure focused on the value of 140 over 90 millimeters of mercury.

The experts noted that children under the age of 65 years healthy guide to top pressure should be increased in the range of 120-129 mm Hg. post. For patients older than 65 years, and older than 80 years, this figure should not exceed 139 mm. RT. post, in these age groups were allowed a higher threshold to 140-150 mm Hg. post.

The lower the pressure at all, regardless of comorbidities and the degree of risk should be kept within 80 mm of mercury. post, said the European cardiologists.

Earlier Magicforum wrote about that in the who made a prediction of early mortality over a billion people, calling it a leading factor in the disruption of the normal functions of the cardiovascular system. What cardiovascular diseases are now in first place in the General statistics of mortality in a number of countries, and Russia in this sense is no exception.