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Is 137 over 72 a good blood pressure reading?

Is 137 over 72 a good blood pressure reading?

The generally accepted standard for “normal” blood pressure is 90/60 to less than120/80. If your blood pressure is consistently lower than 90/60, you have low blood pressure. Blood pressure between 120/80 and 140/90 is still considered normal.

Is 127 over 72 a good blood pressure reading?

The bottom number is the diastolic, which measures the pressure on your blood vessels between beats when the heart is at rest. For example, a reading of 110/70 is within normal range for blood pressure; 126/72 is an elevated blood pressure; a reading of 135/85 is stage 1 (mild) hypertension, and so on (see table).

What does 137 / 86 mm Hg mean in blood pressure?

137/86 blood pressure can also be read as 137/86 mm Hg, or 137/86 millimeters of mercury. The 137 mm Hg Systolic refers to the pressure in the arteries when the heart beats, and the 86 mm Hg Diastolic is the pressure in the arteries between heartbeats.

Which is better 137 / 72 or high blood pressure?

When determining if 137/72 is a good blood pressure, we looked at the American Heart Association’s blood pressure chart below. For 137/72 to be good, both numbers must fit into the “normal” category above. Otherwise, it will fall into other categories of High Blood Pressure. Systolic reading of 137 is in the Prehypertension range.

What does 137 mm Hg diastolic stand for?

Blood Pressure. The 137 mm Hg Systolic refers to the pressure in the arteries when the heart beats, and the 72 mm Hg Diastolic is the pressure in the arteries between heartbeats. When determining if 137/72 is a good blood pressure, we looked at the American Heart Association’s blood pressure chart below.

What is a good blood pressure reading of 86?

Diastolic reading of 86 is in the Prehypertension range. Therefore, 137/86 is not good blood pressure (Prehypertension). Note: Your blood pressure reading may have been recorded wrong and our information above may not apply to you.