Today let's learn about blood pressure. We all know about blood pressure, we all know about hypertension but only some of us who care about it.
So.. what is blood pressure? Why is it important for us to have a good blood pressure? Do you know that high blood pressure can kill you like other disease too? Why we all scare of Ebola, HIV, Flu, Cancer, but we don't care about blood pressure??
Blood pressure is the measurement of how hard the blood push against the walls of your arteries.
Is it nomad for Blood Pressure go up and down throughout the day? Yes, it is! BUT... if it stay up, that is mean you have HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE or what we called HYPERTENSION !!
There's 2 number that tell you about the blood pressure, the top number is SYSTOLIC pressure ( show how hard the blood pushes when heart is pumped) and the bottom number is DIASTOLIC pressure (show how hard the blood pushes between heartbeat, when the heart relaxed).
Normal blood pressure is 120/80. And High blood pressure is more than 140/90. Anybody in between consider PRE-HYPERTENSION.
So what happen if you have hypertension??
What should you do to prevent this?
I hope this information help you understand how important to take care of your blood pressure. Watch what you eat.