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342/141 blood pressure

A blood pressure of 342/141 is considered hypertensive crisis.

A hypertensive crisis occurs when the systolic number is higher than 180 and/or the diastolic number is higher than 120. If your blood pressure meets the criteria for a hypertensive crisis, please call 911 or the emergency number in your country immediately.

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Symptoms associated with a 342/141 blood pressure

A hypertensive crisis could be a life-threatening emergency and may cause the following symptoms:

If your blood pressure can be classified as a hypertensive crisis and/or you have any of the symptoms above, call 911 or the emergency telephone number in your home country immediately.

Lifestyle changes for a blood pressure of 342/141

This blood pressure reading is considered a hypertensive crisis and is potentially life threatening. If this is your blood pressure, you are at risk of stroke, organ damage, or even death and should call 911 or the emergency telephone number in your home country immediately.

Once you've spoken to a medical professional and are cleared to treat your blood pressure at home, they may point you to these ways to lower your blood pressure without medication:

Medications for a blood pressure of 342/141

This blood pressure reading is considered a hypertensive crisis and is potentially life threatening. If this is your blood pressure, you are at risk of stroke, organ damage, or even death and should call 911 or the emergency telephone number in your home country immediately.

Once you've spoken to a medical professional and are cleared to treat your blood pressure at home, you may be ordered to follow some of the lifestyle changes above as well as take one of the following medications:

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Disclaimer

The information on this page is intended to be an educational reference only and is not to be taken as medical advice. Always consult your doctor before making any changes to your diet or lifestyle.

If you think you're having a medical emergency, call 911 or the emergency telephone number in your home country immediately.