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A 21-year-old male asked:

My mother aged 50 has a family history of high blood pressure. in this age and in this condition, what range is normal what is elevated and what is considered to be hypertension? on google these factors are not considered. kindly help me understand?

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Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Blood pressure of 120/80 is normal 120-129/80 is elevated 130-139 &/or80-89 stage I hypertension More than140 or more than 90 stage II HTN For primary hypertension, these numbers were found to be valid in a big clinical trial. Hope it helps. Ref: Harrison’s principles of int ned
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