Using this blood pressure chart: To work out what your blood pressure readings mean, just find your top number (systolic) on the left side of the blood pressure chart and read across, and your bottom number (diastolic) on the bottom of the blood pressure chart. From 18th-24th September 2017 Blood Pressure UK will have hundreds of Pressure Stations across the UK offering free blood pressure checks.
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The Silver Rewards Program encourages Silver Sneakers members to attend the Y at least nine times in a month for the opportunity to win great monthly prizes.
Boomers love to do everything their own way, and they are out in front on divorce, too.
If you are significantly overweight, you have a greater risk of developing many diseases including high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, stroke, and some forms of cancer.
For obese adults, even losing a few pounds or preventing further weight gain has health benefits.
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(The level for high blood pressure does not change with age.) Blood pressure readings have two numbers, for example 140/90mm Hg. (The highest pressure when your heart beats and pushes the blood round your body.) The bottom one is your diastolic blood pressure.
(The lowest pressure when your heart relaxes between beats.) The blood pressure chart below shows ranges of high, low and healthy blood pressure readings.
"Keep in mind that many consequences of divorcing later in life revolve around one fact: less time to recover financially, recoup losses, retire debt and ride the waves of booms and busts," says Janice Green, an Austin, Texas, family law attorney and author of Divorce After 50.
More than half of all workers or their spouses have less than ,000 in household savings and investments, according to the 2011 Retirement Confidence Survey, published by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute.