There seems to be lots of confusion about the categories of blood pressure. We all know that 120/80 is the normal bp. What is the high-normal, borderline, mild, moderate and high bps are?
What does the NLB say about it?
PS: Does a sleeping position contribute to BP temporarily?
Both systolic and diastolic blood pressure are important. Outdated thinking was that the diastolic blood pressure is more important, but doctors no longer believe this. Blood pressure normally declines during sleep.
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