The pressure of the blood against the walls of the arteries. It changes with the strength of each heartbeat, the elasticity of the material walls, the blood volume and viscosity (thickness of the blood), and a mans’ overall health, age, and physical condition.
|Category||Systolic / Diastolic|
|Low risk||120 / 80|
|Medium risk||121-139 / 80-89|
|High risk||140+ / 90|
For the Know Your Numbers campaign we use Heart and Stroke Foundation guidelines and Alberta Health Services.
Posted in: Men's Health Measurements