Failing Systolic .33 .TOO LOW Blood Pressure 50 .BORDERLINE HIGH 130 . Sedentary.100 . Coma .80 .60 .Stage 1 High Blood Pressure 140 . Tired.DANGER Blood Pressure LOW Blood Pressure Symptoms Weak.75 .120 .85 .Low Normal 90 .High Normal 120 .• Top of page Blood Pressure Range Chart Notes NORMAL BLOOD PRESSURE BP READINGS RANGE HIGH Blood Pressure Symptoms Stressed. Comment Far.40 . Blood Pressure Levels Table Here is essentially the same information presented above.Stage 4 High Blood Pressure 180 . Far. in tabular format. with notes at the bottom.Stage 3 High Blood Pressure 160 . Fainting.NORMAL Blood Pressure 110 . Bloated. Weak.Diastolic 210 . Far TOO HIGH Medication Is ABSOLUTELY S-D Systolic Diastolic Delta 230 225 220 215 135 130 130 125 90 90 95 95 MAP 167 162 160 155 .90 .Stage 2 High Blood Pressure 140 .BORDERLINE LOW 60 .90 . Dizzy.110 .

Far Too Low MEDICATION REQUIRED 95 90 85 80 75 70 65 60 55 50 125 120 120 115 115 110 110 105 105 100 100 95 95 90 90 85 85 80 80 75 70 70 65 65 60 55 55 50 50 45 45 40 35 20 20 30 30 30 40 40 40 50 50 60 60 70 70 80 80 85 85 153 148 147 142 75 75 140 135 133 128 65 65 127 122 120 115 55 55 113 108 107 102 45 45 100 95 93 88 83 35 35 82 77 75 70 65 25 25 63 58 57 52 15 15 15 50 45 43 . Far.210 205 200 NECESSARY To Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke Way Too High Medication Is STRONGLY ADVISED Too High Most Doctors Will Prescribe Meds Borderline Some Doctors Will Prescribe Meds Good Very Good Excellent 195 190 185 180 175 170 165 160 155 150 145 140 135 130 125 120 115 110 105 100 Children and Athletes Too Low Meds May Be Required To Prevent Fainting (Syncope) Far.

Each individual will have a unique systolic-diastolic relationship. the 30 delta. For some people. and the Comments relating to each BP level. drug and alcohol abuse. What time of day? Had you eaten less salty foods recently? Were you relaxed that day. highest blood pressure usually occurs around 6 AM to 9 AM in the morning. 2. your BP may be 140/100. How did I get the numbers? I started with the commonly seen "Systolic/ Diastolic pairs" seen in the literature . Some doctors are not aware of this. based upon what I do during the 24 hours prior to the measurement. You can rest assured that the pharmaceutical companies prefer that you take medication at 135/80.200/120. Be aware of the "Circadian Rhythm" cycle. Why did I do this? I searched high and low on the Internet. heavy snoring. From there. Most doctors are not so aggressive. 5. The advice to "Have your blood pressure checked once a year" is useless.270-510 60 60 60 60 Notes for the above BP table : 1. This relationship is almost linear. If your S/D difference varies significantly from the averages shown above. 3. which is the difference between the Systolic and Diastolic pressure readings.). since not all doctors agree upon the pressures at which to treat. since they sell the meds. Heart medications have more serious side effects than any other class of prescription drugs. Non-dipping is usually associated with abnormal sleep conditions. instead of 140/90. 160/100. For instance. or 140/80. type of meds. A non-dipper may see 150/95 in the morning. 4. As for the comments. 140/90. . 6. For comparison purposes. or very high blood pressure AT WILL. this can be helpful in assessing your particular cardiovascular condition. the highest BP occurs about midday. this early morning BP dip does not occur. etc. especially if you show "borderline" readings. described as "nondippers".a Summary of human BP range. Note that these are AVERAGE relationships. I interpolated and extrapolated all the other numbers. Remember that ALL medications have side effects. One blood pressure reading means very little. I have "averaged" the references made in the literature. and make erroneous assumptions. and the 15 delta. when you are usually much more stressed? Had you recently exercised vigorously? You must check your BP far more often than once a year. For these people. I can produce a very low. and 130/85 in the evening. such as sleep apnea. with the exceptions of the 40 delta. etc. and I could find nothing like this in one place . the Averages. For normal people. and the lowest at about 3-4 AM in the morning. and how aggressively to treat (multiple medications. I added the "delta" column. Your Blood Pressure is highly influenced by the time of day. 120/80 and 90/60.

and time of day. which results in a much higher BP reading than normal. MAP = Mean Arterial Pressure. mood. Beware of "white coat syndrome". your BP returns to normal. which corresponds to 120/80. so that you come to know your own body. sleep. Alternative Method #2 Also. food. you don't need it at all. and the smells such as alcohol and disinfectant. I used Method #1 MAP = DP + (1/3 (SP . the foreboding. Some unaware doctors may prescribe medication. when in fact. and DP= Diastolic Pressure . Three formulas are used to compute MAP. and the effects of stress. As soon as you leave the office. 8. MAP = (2/3 DP) + (1/3 SP) Alternative Method #3 MAP = ((2*DP) + SP) / 3 where SP= Systolic Pressure. This is another great reason to use your own automatic BP wrist monitor.7. sterile exam room. All three produce very similar results. Above.DP)) Ideal Mean Arterial Pressure is defined as 93 mm of mercury. due to the authoritative doctor. All this is not relaxing.

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