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How high can blood pressure get in a person?

Discussion in 'Fitness, Health & Nutrition' started by Johnboy60, Jan 14, 2022 at 9:36 AM.

  1. Johnboy60

    Johnboy60 Looking For Interesting News.

    United States
    I have friend that told me when he went to hospital they found he had a pressure of 600 which is real high and didn't know what kept him from going into coma. I thought my blood pressure was high at 205/114 which is nothing.

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  2. Carl Emerson

    Carl Emerson Well-Known Member

    New Zealand
    Good topic - I am 150/90 at 75 and am unsure if it is an issue or not...
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  3. Lost4words

    Lost4words Jesus I Trust In You Supporter

    United Kingdom
    I go to a tyre company to my pressure tested..o_O
  4. BNR32FAN

    BNR32FAN He’s a Way of life Supporter

    United States
    Is that psi or bar?
  5. dqhall

    dqhall Well-Known Member Supporter

    United States
    That is too high. People with blood pressure under 130 are less likely to have memory loss, strokes, etc. Mine was 139 at an annual check-up this month. I am 62. Supposed to go back next week to hear the results of blood tests and any recommendations.

    What you eat and drink may affect your blood pressure. Changes in diet, losing weight and exercising may lower blood pressure. Eating garlic lowers blood pressure. Eating lentils or beans may lower your heart rate. Too much or too little salt is bad.
  6. Petros2015

    Petros2015 Well-Known Member

    United States
    Eastern Orthodox
    As high as the weakest blood vessel in their brain.
  7. Torah Keeper

    Torah Keeper Well-Known Member

    United States
    600? That is hard to believe. Is that metric? I think you would burst a blood vessel or have a heart attack long before that point.

    205 is still really high. You should try to lower it.

    Diet has almost everything to do with blood pressure. Eat healthy, and don't be a glutton.

    Something like stress, fear, anger, or lifting a really heavy weight can temporarily raise your blood pressure.

    I think smoking raises blood pressure too.
  8. Albion

    Albion Factchecker

    United States
    205/114 is not 'nothing.' It's danger time.

    For that matter, 150/90 is also considered high.
  9. Hazelelponi

    Hazelelponi Well-Known Member Supporter

    United States
    He may have misunderstood what the doctors were saying...

    When my blood pressure was 207/143 my doctor was scared I was going to have a stroke right there in his office... He gave me something then and there to bring my pressure down, and wouldn't allow me to leave his office until I was out of a danger zone. If my pressure had not gone down he would have rushed me over to the ER ..

    600 is not possible to live through, nor does it sound like a real blood pressure.
  10. Hazelelponi

    Hazelelponi Well-Known Member Supporter

    United States
    Pain raises blood pressure too... Because of chronic severe pain I have to watch my BP. Usually when my pain levels are high,so is my BP.