Is my blood pressure so high that its time to go to the emergency room?
If your top number ever goes above 180, this may be an emergency situation. Are you having any of the following symptoms?
- Severe chest pain
- Shortness of breath
- Sudden numbness or weakness
- Severe headache accompanied by:
- blurred vision or confusion; or nosebleed
- Back or neck pain
- Severe anxiety
- Difficulty speaking