Calculate your physiological norm of blood pressure. It depends on the age and is for people 17-79 years. Even if you are healthy, blood pressure can be outside of the ideal indicator. Systolic pressure is calculated by the formula: 102+Вх0,6. For diastolic blood pressure, use another formula: 63+Вх0,4, multiplied by 0.4. In both formulas the letter "In a designated number of years. For example, your age is 38 years. Systolic pressure will be 102+38х0,6=124; diastolic: 63+38х0,4=78. Your physiological norm, 124/78 mm Hg.St.
Measure the pulse. Too rapid feel good ripple, which does not stop even when strong pressure is applied on the artery, indicates high blood pressure. If the pulse is almost completely disappears when pressing on the wrist is interrupted, your blood pressure is likely to be low.
Describe the nature of the headache that you are experiencing. The fact that this symptom occurs with any change in blood pressure. When the pressure is localized pain in the neck and temples. She is sharp, strong, throbbing, accompanied by dizziness, nausea, vomiting. Dull, oppressive and bursting pain characteristic of low pressure. Often it occurs in the fronto-parietal or fronto-temporal part after sleep or mental stress.
Consider your face. A symptom of high blood pressure is often reddening of the skin. It acquires a shade of brick and covered with well-marked vascular net. At low pressure, on the contrary, the face is pale sallow, pale and sickly.
Pay attention to overall health. High blood pressure makes itself felt shortness of breath, tinnitus, temporary visual disturbances (blurred, double objects, and "fly , reddened eyes) and pain in the heart area. If you lower the pressure you can feel tired even after a full night's sleep. Other symptoms of low blood pressure are loss of memory, weakness, fatigue, difficulty concentration, a heightened perception of smells, sounds and light.