Category - teen
Blood brings oxygen and nutrients to all the parts of the body so they can keep working. Blood carries carbon dioxide and other waste materials to the lungs, kidneys, and digestive system to be removed from the body. Blood also fights infections, and carries hormones around the body. blood might look the same and do the same job, but tiny cell markers mean one persons body can reject another persons blood. Normal blood pressure for a 13- to 15-year-old is a reading that is lower than the 95th percentile for the teens same age, gender and height, according to the teenshealth website 2 6. If your teen has blood pressure between the 90th and 95th percentile, its considered borderline hypertension 1 2 6. normal blood pressure in teens lies beneath the 90th percentile. When the blood pressure lies between 90th and 95th percentile or if the blood pressure is greater than 12080 but the percentile is below 90th for the age of the teenager, it is said to be prehypertension. out with the old, in with the young-- young blood that is. Blood transfusions from young donors are gaining hype as an anti-aging treatment, but what does th. Too many kids and teens have high blood pressure (hypertension) and other risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Using the updated 2017 american academy of pediatrics (aap) clinical practice guideline external icon, a cdc study shows that about 1 in 25 youth ages 12 to 19 have hypertension, and 1 in 10 has elevated blood pressure (previously called prehypertension). teens with prehypertension or high blood pressure are more likely to have high blood pressure and its related complications when they grow up.