What should I do if my blood pressure is 177 over 99?

High blood pressure, caused by lifestyle issues like obesity and not getting enough exercise, among other causes, is a serious disease. If it gets too high, specifically 180/120 or higher, and you have the symptoms listed here, you need to call 911 or go to the emergency room.

Is 177 over 97 a good blood pressure?

Normal pressure is 120/80 or lower. Your blood pressure is considered high (stage 1) if it reads 130/80. Stage 2 high blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. If you get a blood pressure reading of 180/110 or higher more than once, seek medical treatment right away.

At what high blood pressure should you go to the ER?

“The American Heart Association states that a reading of 180/110 or greater requires immediate medical attention. If you take this reading two times in a row, five minutes apart, then you must head to the nearest ER,” says Dr. Meier.

Is 90 over 68 a good blood pressure?

The recommended blood pressure reading for healthy adults is 90 (systolic) over 60 mm Hg (diastolic). Your blood pressure of 104/68 is below the recommended range and considered low blood pressure. Fainting episodes and dizzy spells are two common symptoms associated with dangerously low blood pressure or BP.

Is 144/100 good blood pressure or high blood pressure?

Systolic reading of 144 is in the High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Stage 1 range. Diastolic reading of 100 is in the High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Stage 2 range. Therefore, 144/100 is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Stage 2.

Is 139 over 90 high blood pressure?

When your blood pressure readings consistently, meaning at least two reliable readings on two separate occasions, read 130-139 mmHg systolic pressure or 80-89 mmHg diastolic pressure, it’s considered hypertension stage one. High blood pressure is a risk factor in cardiovascular disease.

What does 180 over 110 blood pressure mean?

Visit our cross range blood pressure page to understand your reading. Readings above 180 systolic pressure or above 110 diastolic pressure indicate a hypertensive crisis. Blood pressure readings in this range put you at the highest risk for heart attack, stroke, and other life-threatening issues.