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Can you have hypertension at 22?

Can you have hypertension at 22?

Even if you’re a young adult, you aren’t too young to be affected by high blood pressure. In fact, almost half of adults over the age of 20 have elevated or high blood pressure — even if they appear healthy. High blood pressure doesn’t cause obvious symptoms, but that doesn’t mean it should be ignored.

Can a 22 year old have high blood pressure?

High Blood Pressure in a 22 year old. I don’t know what to do. My name is Aaron and I’m 22 years old. until I was 18, I always had perfectly normal blood pressure. I remember looking at a physical from high school and my blood pressure reading was 117/72. I’ve never been nervous at the doctor’s office, ever. Then it happened.

What is the normal blood pressure for a 20 year old?

You can use Baylor College of Medicine’s calculator to see if your child’s blood pressure reading is in a healthy range. According to the American Heart Association, normal blood pressure for adults (ages 20 and older) is less than 120/80 mm Hg. 2

What happens if your blood pressure is high at age 30?

“But the benefit of keeping blood pressure to goal is so great. Without treatment, a man at [age] 30 could be facing end-stage renal disease, stroke, or heart attack .”

Can a person with high blood pressure be prehypertensive?

According to the JNC 7, half the adult population is prehypertensive or hypertensive, and because blood pressure increases with age, most people will become hypertensive if they live long enough. Younger men with high blood pressure typically have high diastolic pressure while older men have high systolic pressure.

High Blood Pressure in a 22 year old. I don’t know what to do. My name is Aaron and I’m 22 years old. until I was 18, I always had perfectly normal blood pressure. I remember looking at a physical from high school and my blood pressure reading was 117/72. I’ve never been nervous at the doctor’s office, ever. Then it happened.

You can use Baylor College of Medicine’s calculator to see if your child’s blood pressure reading is in a healthy range. According to the American Heart Association, normal blood pressure for adults (ages 20 and older) is less than 120/80 mm Hg. 2

“But the benefit of keeping blood pressure to goal is so great. Without treatment, a man at [age] 30 could be facing end-stage renal disease, stroke, or heart attack .”

According to the JNC 7, half the adult population is prehypertensive or hypertensive, and because blood pressure increases with age, most people will become hypertensive if they live long enough. Younger men with high blood pressure typically have high diastolic pressure while older men have high systolic pressure.