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What is a high blood pressure fraction?

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Dr. William Lizarraga
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In brief: Systolic / Diastolic

The top number is the systolic and the bottom number is the diastolic.
For adults, over 140 for the top or 90 for the bottom is usually considered too high. The number is not a fraction itself, this is just how it is denoted in the medical community.

In brief: Systolic / Diastolic

The top number is the systolic and the bottom number is the diastolic.
For adults, over 140 for the top or 90 for the bottom is usually considered too high. The number is not a fraction itself, this is just how it is denoted in the medical community.
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