The general pattern is that blood pressure rises with age, so normal variations tend to be higher for older adults. Blood pressure is similar in childhood for males and females. After puberty, females have lower blood pressure than males, whereas after menopause females have higher blood pressure than males.
Is blood pressure the same for all ages?
In other words, the tradition generalized criteria of hypertension for all ages are challenged. Most evidences have shown that SBP increases with age. However, DBP increases first before 45 years old and then declines afterwards.
What is normal blood pressure for different ages?
Normal Blood Pressure By AgeAgeSBPDBP21-25120.578.526-30119.576.531-35114.575.536-40120.575.517 more rows
Does normal BP change with age?
High blood pressure is very common in older people. As we age, our vascular system changes. Arteries get stiffer, so blood pressure goes up. This is true even for people who have heart-healthy habits.
Is everyones blood pressure different?
The systolic blood pressure is the higher number, indicating the pressure of the heart pumping blood to the rest of the body. The diastolic blood pressure is the lower number, when the heart is relaxing, getting ready for the next heartbeat. [See: 17 Ways Heart Health Varies in Women and Men.]
Is BP 150 normal?
As a general guide: high blood pressure is considered to be 140/90mmHg or higher (or 150/90mmHg or higher if youre over the age of 80) ideal blood pressure is usually considered to be between 90/60mmHg and 120/80mmHg.