Your blood pressure is 220 over 80?


What your blood pressure values mean

Your blood pressure is: Normal

But regarding your systolic (upper) value your blood pressure is rather:
Way too high - Hypertension Stage 3 / Hypertensive crisis


If you are getting two different types of classification for your blood pressure it is more likely to chose the one that is considered worse, e.g. if your systolic (upper) value is 'normal' and your diastolic (lower) value is 'high normal', consider 'high normal' as your classification.


Scale / Classification as diagram

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Diastolic value
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Your blood pressure too high - Hypertension Stage 3

Requirement for hypertension stage 3 is a value of over 180 over 110.

If you are getting these values on multiple checks please consider finding a doctor as soon as possible.

The values given are highly dangerous on a long term. Find out more about Hypertension Stage 3 here.


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