What is a Normal blood pressure?

Your blood pressure should be under 140/90 mmHg.

It can vary from minute to minute and go up to 130-150 beats per minute when you're exercising.

Low

  • Systolic: lower than 90 mmHg
  • Diastolic: lower than 60 mmHg

Normal

  • Systolic: lower than 140 mmHg
  • Diastolic: lower than 90 mmHg

Possible hypertension

  • Systolic: between 140 and 180 mmHg
  • Diastolic: between 90 and 110 mmHg

Severe hypertension

  • Systolic: higher than 180 mmHg
  • Diastolic: higher than 110 mmHg

Blood Pressure range chart

Reference values : NHS & Blood Pressure UK

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