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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

How Do I Evaluate My Blood Pressure?


Table for classifying blood pressure values in adults in accordance with the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 2003. Data in mmHg.

No
Range
Systolic
Diastolic
Recommendation
1
Blood pressure too low
Below 100
Below 60
Consult your doctor
2
Blood pressure optimum
100 – 120
60 – 80
Self-check
3
Blood pressure normal
120 – 130
80 – 85
Self-check
4
Blood pressure slightly high
130 – 139
85 – 89
Consult your doctor
5
Blood pressure too high
140 – 159
90 – 99
Seek medical advice
6
Blood pressure far too high
160 – 179
100 – 109
Seek medical advice
7
Blood pressure dangerously high
Above 180
Above 110
Urgently seek medical

The higher values is the one that determines the evaluation. Example: a readout values between 150/85 or 120/98 mmHg indicates "blood pressure too high".

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