Your blood pressure is 126 over 70?

Blood pressure 126/70 - what does it mean?

Your blood pressure reading of 126/70 indicates a Normal blood pressure. The requirements are met with a systolic (upper) value under 130 mmHg and a diastolic (lower) value of under 85 mmHg.

The normal blood pressure is a good requirement to avoid damaging of vessels and organs. With a normal blood pressure you can increase your life expectancy. However, there is always room for improvement. Try to get your values below 120/80 to have your blood pressure rated Ideal.

By the way: Your diastolic value of 70 mmHg is better than your diastolic value and would classify as Ideal. But if you are getting two different types of classification for your blood pressure it is correct to choose the one that is considered worse.

Blood Pressure 126/70 on the blood pressure chart

Blood Pressure 126 over 70 on the blood pressure chart

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What you should know about a blood pressure of 126/70

Your blood pressure of 126/70 is normal. You can still improve it. To do so, try to get values below 120/80.

The following can help to reach an ideal blood pressure level:

  • Regular sports and exercise
  • No smoking
  • Low salt intake
  • Reduce caffeine and alcohol
  • Reduce stress

Blood Pressure 126/70 on the blood pressure monitor

Blood Pressure 126 over 70 on the blood pressure monitor

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