Research Study Summary
Seeking Oklahomans with High Blood Pressure who are 18 years or older.
High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is created when
the heart beats, pumping blood to the arteries. Two forces create
this pressure. The first force is created by the heart as it pumps
blood into the arteries and through the circulatory system and the
second by the resistance of the arteries to the blood flow.
Your heart beats about 60 to 80 times a minute under normal
conditions. Your blood pressure rises with each heartbeat and falls
when your heart relaxes between beats. The systolic (top) number
represents the pressure while the heart is beating. The diastolic
(bottom) number represents the pressure when the heart rests
between beats. Your blood pressure should normally be less than
140/90 mm Hg. Blood pressure that stays above this level is
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Date Last Changed:
July 25, 2013
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- Both Male and Female
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