The target blood pressure numbers for the average adult under age 50 with no chronic health conditions is 140/90, says Dr. Chloeanne Georgia, an internal medicine physician at The Polyclinic Madison Center.
Curious about your target numbers? Talk with your doctor to determine your target numbers based on your routine lab results and overall health.
Listen to Dr. Georgia discuss the importance of heart screening and the ideal numbers for a healthy heart on KOMO radio's Health Talks.
Most people can’t feel it if they have high blood pressure or high cholesterol, Dr. Georgia shares. That’s why it’s important to get your blood pressure and your cholesterol checked regularly after age 40; or earlier if you are at risk for heart disease or have a family history of heart disease or diabetes.
Dr. Georgia recently spoke with Shannon O’Kelley on KOMO radio’s Health Talk. Listen in as they talk about how to heart health and how to keep your heart muscle happy.