Recently, I learned that I have a mild high blood pressure (125/87 in average). Then, about 3 weeks ago I experience my first headache after orgasm. This headache becomes longer in hours up to 12 hours now. Sometimes on toilet when I try to push my stool out I felt sudden pressure up in my head, and my BP was 165/110 for a minute then decreased. Are this still in the normal range? Or in the danger zone? Thanks a lot.
The Joint National Committee defines four blood pressure categories. Very High Range - Stage 2 HypertensionSystolic (top) blood pressure 160 mm Hg or highDiastolic (bottom) blood pressure 100 mm Hg or higher If in this range you have hypertension (high blood pressure). High Range - Stage 1 HypertensionSystolic (top) blood pressure 140 - 159 mm HgDiastolic (bottom) blood pressure 90 - 99 mm HgIf in this range you have hypertension (high blood pressure). Caution Range - PrehypertensionSystolic (top) blood pressure 120 - 139 mm HgDiastolic (bottom) blood pressure 80 - 89 mm Hg Take action! Normal Range - NormalSystolic (top) blood pressure below 120 mm HgDiastolic (bottom) blood pressure below 80 mm Hg Perfect!
A blood pressure of 165/110 is within the very high range. I recommend contacting your physician.
All the best,
Lisa Nelson RD
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I can so relate to this one and could use an answer as well. My blood pressure stays in the 135/85 range. But recently I am finding that while having an orgasim and for several minutes after I get an excruciationg headache and my pressure shoots up to 188/105. Is this normal and should I be concerned about having sex? Really hoping you will say yes and no....in that order.