What is the new guideline for blood pressure?
In 2017, new guidelines from the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and nine other health organizations lowered the numbers for the diagnosis of hypertension (high blood pressure) to 130/80 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) and higher for all adults.
What is the AMA guidelines for blood pressure?
Normal: Lower than 120 mm Hg systolic BP (SBP) and 80 mm Hg diastolic BP (DBP). Elevated: 120–129 mm Hg SBP and lower than 80 mm Hg DBP. Stage 1 hypertension: 130–139 mm Hg SBP or 80–89 mm Hg DBP. Stage 2 hypertension: Higher than or equal to 140 mm Hg SBP or 90 mm Hg DBP.
What are the new blood pressure guidelines for 2019?
Blood pressure categories in the new guideline are:
- Normal: Less than 120/80 mm Hg;
- Elevated: Top number (systolic) between 120-129 and bottom number (diastolic) less than 80;
- Stage 1: Systolic between 130-139 or diastolic between 80-89;
- Stage 2: Systolic at least 140 or diastolic at least 90 mm Hg;
What is the latest JNC guideline?
Patients should be treated to a target systolic pressure of less than 150 mm Hg and a target diastolic pressure of less than 90 mm Hg. Treatment does not need to be adjusted if it results in a systolic pressure lower than 140 mm Hg, as long as it is not associated with adverse effects on health or quality of life.
What is normal BP for a 70 year old?
New Blood Pressure Standards for Seniors The ideal blood pressure for seniors is now considered 120/80 (systolic/diastolic), which is the same for younger adults.
What is the ideal blood pressure for a 70 year old?
Elderly blood pressure range for men and women The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) updated their guidelines in 2017 to recommend men and women who are 65 or older aim for a blood pressure lower than 130/80 mm Hg.
When did JNC 8 guidelines come out?
In 2014, the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) published the evidence-based guideline for the management of high BP in adults. This new guideline was characterized by a systematic review of the literature with an emphasis on randomized, controlled clinical trials.