A member asked:

When i lay down my blood pressure is 116/ 77 , when i am sitting it goes up to 130/99 to 120/94 , its always normal while laying down , but when i am sitting it gets high, would this be hypertension?i didnt receive an answer ... thanks

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Normal blood pressure is systolic blood pressure less than 120 and diastolic less than 80. You would have an elevated systolic blood pressure and stage two hypertension with a diastolic blood pressure greater than 90.

Answered Sep 24, 2019

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