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Blood Pressure

 

Category

Systolic

Diastolic

Normal 120 or lower 80 or lower
Pre-Hypertension 120-139 80-89
Hypertension    
Stage 1 140-159 90-99
Stage 2 160 or higher 100 or higher
 

What do your cholesterol numbers mean?

 

Desirable

Under 200 mg/dl

Borderline

200-239 mg/dl

High Risk

240 mg/dl and above

 

 

What lifestyle changes can I make to reduce my risk of heart disease?

  Exercise for at least 30 minutes on most days of the week
  Cut back on high fat meats and dairy products
  Limit high fat cakes, pies and ice cream
  Use olive or canola oil when cooking
  Snack on fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds
  Increase your vegetable intake
  For more information on heart healthy recipes visit:WJXT or Walgreens
 

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