What if your blood pressure is 160 103?

June 29, 2020 Off By idswater

What if your blood pressure is 160 103?

Your blood pressure is considered high (stage 1) if it reads 130/80. Stage 2 high blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. If you get a blood pressure reading of 180/110 or higher more than once, seek medical treatment right away. A reading this high is considered “hypertensive crisis.”

What does it mean if your blood pressure is 145 over 103?

Hypertension is diagnosed when your systolic pressure is 140 mm Hg or above or when your diastolic pressure is 90 or above. In people who have diabetes or kidney disease, hypertension is diagnosed when blood pressure is 130/80 mm Hg or higher.

What should I do if my blood pressure is 160 over 100?

Your doctor If your blood pressure is higher than 160/100 mmHg, then three visits are enough. If your blood pressure is higher than 140/90 mmHg, then five visits are needed before a diagnosis can be made. If either your systolic or diastolic blood pressure stays high, then the diagnosis of hypertension can be made.

Is 103 blood pressure dangerous?

If your blood pressure is 120/80 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) or lower, it’s considered normal. Generally, if the blood pressure reading is under 90/60 mm Hg, it is abnormally low and is referred to as hypotension.

What is borderline high BP?

Prehypertension is between 120-139 for the first number in your blood pressure reading, and/or 80-89 for the second number. Nearly 30% of American adults have prehypertension, according to the CDC. What’s the risk? You’re more likely to get high blood pressure (hypertension).

What should my blood pressure be at 160 / 103?

For 160/103 to be good, both numbers must fit into the “normal” category above. Otherwise, it will fall into other categories of High Blood Pressure. Systolic reading of 160 is in the High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Stage 2 range. Diastolic reading of 103 is in the High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Stage 2 range.

What does 145 / 103 mean in blood pressure?

145/103 blood pressure can also be read as 145/103 mm Hg, or 145/103 millimeters of mercury. The 145 mm Hg Systolic refers to the pressure in the arteries when the heart beats, and the 103 mm Hg Diastolic is the pressure in the arteries between heartbeats.

What is the diastolic reading of 146 for high blood pressure?

Systolic reading of 146 is in the High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Stage 1 range. Diastolic reading of 103 is in the High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Stage 2 range. Therefore, 146/103 is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Stage 2.

What should my blood pressure be at 145?

If the blood pressure is 145/103 (145 over 103), it means that the systolic pressure is 145 and the diastolic pressure is 103. 145/103 blood pressure can also be read as 145/103 mm Hg, or 145/103 millimeters of mercury.