If you have high blood pressure, your goal is to get your blood pressure below 130/80 mm Hg. This goal was set by the medical experts in November 2017. Previous goals were higher and based on age.
Lowering your BP lowers your risk of high BP-related problems. These include heart attack, stroke, and heart failure. The experts expect lower goals will prevent these problems in more people.
Studies suggest that if you get your blood pressure below 130/80 mm Hg, you may lower your risks.
So lower your BP and stay healthy!