at first i thought it was just jetlag. i was feeling light-headed and i get occasional blurred and double vision as i was using my office computer. the next day, i still felt the same so i got my digital blood pressure monitor and checked my vitals: systole 160/ diastole 100, pulse 80/min. i mumbled.. ‘fuuuck’.
‘normal human daily blood pressure range can vary widely, so any single blood pressure monitor reading is not reliable. bp monitor readings must be taken at different times of day, to determine average blood pressure levels over time.’
using this blood pressure chart by vaughn, a systole 160/ diastole 100 can be classified as pre-moderate stage 2. i did monitored my average and it was the same. the only reason i can blame for this was my diet, i wasn’t stressed out or anything but i did consumed a lot of fatty and salty food when i was on days off, likely my cholesterol level is also high.