Blood Pressure Chart

Normal Blood Pressure Range

Systolic vs. Diastolic Blood Pressure Range - Units = millimeters of mercury

a systolic blood pressure of 3 PSI is not good.33 .Stage 3 High Blood Pressure 160 .Stage 4 High Blood Pressure 180 . What is Normal Blood Pressure? Buy and use an automatic blood pressure monitor.NORMAL Blood Pressure 110 . Dizzy.019337 PSI.75 . Lowering High Blood Pressure Tactics Download a 1-page printable .Human Blood Pressure Range Diagram The 1st Number: Systolic pressure is the pressure generated when the heart contracts.40 .in tabular format. where are those numbers sitting MOST of the time? Normal MAP is about 93 mm of mercury. Draw a line from your systolic pressure to your diastolic pressure. A systolic blood pressure of 2 PSI is good. Bloated. Is the slope of the line about the same as shown on the chart? Where do YOU fit in? What are your risk factors? Are your blood pressure readings within the normal blood pressure range? Should you take anti-hypertension medication to lower your blood pressure? Normal human daily Blood Pressure Range can vary widely.High Normal 120 . so any single blood pressure monitor reading is not reliable. Tired.100 . .80 . Fainting.90 .PDF file of the Blood Pressure Chart above.Diastolic 210 . The 2nd Number: Diastolic pressure is the blood pressure when the heart is relaxed.TOO LOW Blood Pressure 50 .BORDERLINE LOW 60 . Failing Systolic .DANGER Blood Pressure LOW Blood Pressure Symptoms Weak. Blood Pressure Range Chart Notes NORMAL BLOOD PRESSURE BP READINGS RANGE HIGH Blood Pressure Symptoms Stressed.BORDERLINE HIGH 130 .60 . Compare your BP reading with the numbers on the chart above. Or. Sedentary. with notes at the bottom. Coma Blood Pressure Levels Table Here is essentially the same information presented above. or MAP (Mean Arterial Pressure) over time.120 . Weak. BP monitor readings must be taken at different times of day.Stage 1 High Blood Pressure 140 . to determine AVERAGE blood pressure levels over time.Low Normal 90 . For the scientists among you: The pressure of 1mm of mercury = 0. What is important is your AVERAGE BP.Stage 2 High Blood Pressure 140 .110 .85 .90 .

Far. Far TOO HIGH Medication Is ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY To Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke 220 215 210 205 85 85 80 80 200 195 190 185 180 120 115 115 110 110 105 105 100 75 75 70 70 Way Too High Medication Is STRONGLY ADVISED 175 170 165 65 65 60 60 Too High Most Doctors Will Prescribe Meds 160 155 150 145 100 95 95 90 55 55 50 50 Borderline Some Doctors Will Prescribe Meds 140 135 130 90 85 85 80 45 45 40 40 40 Good 125 Very Good 120 115 80 75 70 70 65 93 88 83 82 77 Excellent 110 105 35 35 Children and Athletes 100 .Comment Systolic 230 225 Diastoli c S .D Delta 135 130 130 125 125 120 MAP 167 162 160 155 153 148 147 142 140 135 133 128 127 122 120 115 113 108 107 102 100 95 95 95 90 90 Far.

160/100. and I could find nothing like this in one place . I interpolated and extrapolated all the other numbers. For normal people. From there. since they sell the meds.200/120. the highest BP occurs about midday. Remember that ALL medications have side effects. For some people. 2. Far. instead of 140/90. I added the "delta" column. Most doctors are not so aggressive. Be aware of the "Circadian Rhythm" cycle. described as "non- . 120/80 and 90/60. Note that these are AVERAGE relationships. your BP may be 140/100. For comparison purposes. etc. You can rest assured that the pharmaceutical companies prefer that you take medication at 135/80.a Summary of human BP range. 140/90. with the exceptions of the 40 delta. How did I get the numbers? I started with the commonly seen "Systolic/ Diastolic pairs" seen in the literature . which is the difference between the Systolic and Diastolic pressure readings. Each individual will have a unique systolic-diastolic relationship. This relationship is almost linear. the Averages. If your S/D difference varies significantly from the averages shown above. Heart medications have more serious side effects than any other class of prescription drugs. For instance.). As for the comments. Why did I do this? I searched high and low on the Internet. or 140/80. Far Too Low MEDICATION REQUIRED 60 55 50 60 55 55 50 50 45 45 40 35 25 25 20 20 15 15 15 60 270-510 60 60 60 Notes for the above BP table : 1. 4. and the 15 delta. and the lowest at about 3-4 AM in the morning. I have "averaged" the references made in the literature. the 30 delta. this can be helpful in assessing your particular cardiovascular condition. and how aggressively to treat (multiple medications. 5. and the Comments relating to each BP level. type of meds.95 65 30 30 30 75 70 65 63 58 57 52 50 45 43 90 Too Low Meds May Be Required To Prevent Fainting (Syncope) 85 80 75 70 65 Far. since not all doctors agree upon the pressures at which to treat. 3. Your Blood Pressure is highly influenced by the time of day.

The advice to "Have your blood pressure checked once a year" is useless. Above. etc. this early morning BP dip does not occur. and the smells such as alcohol and disinfectant. Some unaware doctors may prescribe medication. For these people. when in fact. Beware of "white coat syndrome". MAP = Mean Arterial Pressure. A non-dipper may see 150/95 in the morning. and make erroneous assumptions. so that you come to know your own body. All this is not relaxing. 6. As soon as you leave the office. and 130/85 in the evening. heavy snoring. MAP = (2/3 DP) + (1/3 SP) Alternative Method #3 MAP = ((2*DP) + SP) / 3 where SP= Systolic Pressure.dippers". Some doctors are not aware of this.DP)) Ideal Mean Arterial Pressure is defined as 93 mm of mercury. highest blood pressure usually occurs around 6 AM to 9 AM in the morning. food. and the effects of stress. due to the authoritative doctor. sterile exam room. 8. Non-dipping is usually associated with abnormal sleep conditions. sleep. when you are usually much more stressed? Had you recently exercised vigorously? You must check your BP far more often than once a year. Alternative Method #2 Also. What time of day? Had you eaten less salty foods recently? Were you relaxed that day. Three formulas are used to compute MAP. 7. This is another great reason to use your own automatic BP wrist monitor. especially if you show "borderline" readings. the foreboding. such as sleep apnea. and DP= Diastolic Pressure . or very high blood pressure AT WILL. your BP returns to normal. and time of day. All three produce very similar results. drug and alcohol abuse. based upon what I do during the 24 hours prior to the measurement. which corresponds to 120/80. which results in a much higher BP reading than normal. I can produce a very low. you don't need it at all. I used Method #1 MAP = DP + (1/3 (SP . One blood pressure reading means very little. mood.

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