Do you know your blood pressure?

A large part of the population does not know their blood pressure, in contrast to weight, height, and perhaps even pulse. This ignorance can have fatal consequences, because high blood pressure is the leading cause of heart attacks and strokes. Approximately one fifth of the world's population now has no normal blood pressure values.

 

Not least, the complicated measuring methods and the feeling of being sick, because you should measure blood pressure, most people keep from getting their blood pressure measured regularly. Therefore it desperately needs new measurement methods: Already alone for their own health and for prevention, it is important to know the personal blood pressure. Also in the sports and fitness area are available only at the beginning of development.

The ideal values ​​are often described 120 mmHg for systole - the upper value and 80 mmHg for the diastole - the lower value. In the next blog but we endeavors towards a subject.