Your blood pressure is 147 over 109?

Blood pressure 147/109 - what does it mean?

Your blood pressure reading of 147/109 indicates Hypertension Stage 3. It is the most severe case of high blood pressure and usually needs immediate attention by a doctor or health care professional. It is also referred to as Hypertensive Crisis.

If these values come along with symptoms such as headache, nausea, blurry vision or chest pain, seek immediate help and call 911. You might be in a life-threatening situation.

By the way: Your systolic value of 147 mmHg is better than your diastolic value and would classify as Hypertension Stage 1. But if you are getting two different types of classification for your blood pressure it is correct to choose the one that is considered worse.

Blood Pressure 147/109 on the blood pressure chart

Blood Pressure 147 over 109 on the blood pressure chart

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What you should know about a blood pressure of 147/109

Requirement for a blood pressure Hypertension Stage 3 is a value of over 180/110. Your blood pressure of 147/109 falls into this range.

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

The values given are highly dangerous. Find out more about Hypertension Stage 3 here.

Blood Pressure 147/109 on the blood pressure monitor

Blood Pressure 147 over 109 on the blood pressure monitor

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