Influenza (flu) kills thousands of people a year. Help protect yourself and your loved ones by being immunized, and ask nurses, physicians and the other people on your care team if they’ve had their flu shots.
Optimal blood pressure is less than 120/80 mm Hg (systolic pressure is 120 AND diastolic pressure is less than 80). Prehypertension is systolic pressure from 120-139 systolic OR diastolic pressure from 80-89. High blood pressure is systolic pressure of 140 or higher OR diastolic pressure of 90 or higher.