Do I have hypertension?
Based on New ACC/AHA High Blood Pressure Guidelines, the classification of blood pressure readings is:
Normal blood pressure: < 120/80 mm Hg;
Elevated blood pressure : Systolic between 120-129 and diastolic less than 80;
Hypertension Stage 1: Systolic between 130-139 or diastolic between 80-89;
Hypertension Stage 2: Systolic at least 140 or diastolic at least 90 mm Hg;
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