What if my blood pressure is 92 60?
The highs and lows As a general guide, the ideal blood pressure for a young, healthy adult is between 90/60 and 120/80. If you have a reading of 140/90, or more, you have high blood pressure (hypertension).
Is 90 60 too low blood pressure?
Overview. Low blood pressure is generally considered a blood pressure reading lower than 90 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) for the top number (systolic) or 60 mm Hg for the bottom number (diastolic).
Is 92 blood pressure okay?
If your blood pressure is 120/80 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) or lower, it’s considered normal. Generally, if the blood pressure reading is under 90/60 mm Hg, it is abnormally low and is referred to as hypotension.
What does a blood pressure reading of 92/60 mean?
View the full blood pressure chart to learn more about blood pressure readings. What does a blood pressure reading of 92/60 mean? Readings where the systolic pressure is normal (between 91 and 119) but diastolic pressure is between 50 and 60 indicate low blood pressure or what is called Hypotension.
What should I do if my blood pressure is over 90?
If your pulse is over 90 your heart may be compensating for the low blood pressure. Call the doctor for advice if you’re pulse is high and your experiencing any unusual symptoms. As an aside, home blood pressure monitors are amazingly affordable and great way to stay on top of your blood pressure.
What is normal blood pressure?
Blood pressure is the pressure blood exerts on the arteries as the heart pumps. Blood pressure increases with age, but normal blood pressure is 120/80 mm Hg or lower. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of arteries.
How much blood pressure drop is too low to be dangerous?
A rapid decrease in one’s BP can be dangerous (60/40 mm Hg), just a 20mm Hg drop in either systolic or diastolic pressure is sufficient to trigger fainting and dizziness, by cutting down the brain’s supply of fresh blood.