Month: April 2019

online healthcare for high blood pressure

Setting a (systolic) goal

As in many aspects of life, your blood pressure treatment should have a clear and stated goal.The goal needs to be reachable and within health limits. Not too high, and not too low.Usually you and your doctor will agree on trying to achieve a systolicpressure somewhere below 140/90 mmHg. Being elderly might mean you sometimes …

Sys… what?

I know, I know. We’ve talked about this before, but the basics are worth repeating. Blood pressure is the pressure that occurs in the blood vessels when the blood is driven from the heart to the rest of the body. The peak in pressure is the so-called systolic or upper pressure, whereas the lower or …