May 30, 2005 · Hypertension Serious in Young Men. High blood pressure is more common in younger men, and should be taken just as serious as in their older counterparts.Author: Leanna Skarnulis. A blood pressure reading between 80-89 (diastolic) and 120-139 (systolic). Stage I Hypertension. A blood pressure reading between 90-99 (diastolic) and 140-159 (systolic). Stage II Hypertension. A blood pressure reading above 100 mmHg (diastolic) and above 160 mmHg (systolic).
May 31, 2017 · High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is common in the United States. It affects 1 in 3 adults, about 75 million people.Author: Gigen Mammoser. May 25, 2011 · May 25, 2011 -- Close to 19% of young adults may have high blood pressure, and just half of them are aware of it despite this condition's strong link to heart attack and stroke risk Author: Denise Mann.
Nov 06, 2018 · The first study found that in a group of about 5,000 young American adults, having high blood pressure was linked to as much as a 3.5 times higher risk of heart disease and stroke.Author: Serena Gordon. Nearly 1 in 5 Young Adults Has High Blood Pressure. Researchers analyzed health data from 14,000 men and women ages 24 to 32 who participated in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, also known as the Add Health study. They found that of those people, 19 percent had high blood pressure that is, Author: Amanda Chan.
In the United States, about one-third of adults have high blood pressure, which is defined as a systolic pressure (the top number) of 140 or higher, or a diastolic pressure (the bottom number) of 90 or higher, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mild high blood pressure in young adults linked to heart problems later in life. The study focused on nearly 2,500 men and women who were 18 to 30 years old when the study began. Researchers kept track of them for 25 years. During that time, the researchers took closer looks at .