What numbers constitute high blood pressure? I use to be pre-hypertensive, but the guidelines keep changing, so I am not sure where I fit in now.
If you are unsure what your blood pressure levels should be, you are not alone. The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology recently updated the hypertension guidelines. As a result, 30 million more Americans than previously thought are now considered to have high blood pressure (hypertension).
According to the new guidelines, anyone with a blood pressure reading above 130/80 is considered to have high blood pressure....More