Blood pressure 240/…

Blood Pressure 240/190

Blood Pressure

With a blood pressure of 240/190 likely to develop symptoms of hypertension. With this blood pressure is dangerous to their lifestyle and urgently needed medicines to lower blood pressure.

For patients with blood pressure 240 over 190 requires monitoring by the doctor and constant medication to lower blood pressure.

Tips for Blood Pressure 240/190

For high blood pressure it is important to follow the diet and lifestyle. With a high blood pressure you should reduce your salt intake (no more than 5 grams per day), fatty foods also should not be included in your diet. Water intake should be 1 liter per day and more.


While high blood pressure can be symptoms:

  • fever, the patient becomes hot;
  • redness of the skin;
  • headaches, dizziness;
  • noise in the ears;
  • pain in the eyes;
  • palpitations;
  • shortness of breath;
  • fatigue.

BP 240/190 usually observed in patients:

  • men over 55, women over the age of 60 years;
  • with high levels of cholesterol in the blood;
  • smoking people;
  • people who are overweight;
  • patients with diabetes;
  • people with a sedentary lifestyle.

The patient must undergo a physical examination in the clinic to identify the causes of high blood pressure 240 to 190 and indicators of the course of treatment. In the case of high blood pressure and a sharp deterioration you need to call an ambulance – because when BP 240/190 a very high risk of hypertensive crisis (especially if blood pressure raised quickly).

Reviewed by the QSota Medical Advisory Board