High blood pressure is not good and can be scary if you see the blood pressure machine give a high reading. Some risk factors of chronic hypertension;⁠

❤️Heart attack/failure



⁠ ❌So what should you do if you see a high reading;⁠ ⁠

✅See a doctor promptly follow their advice. If the Doctor clears you for exercises ensure that you tell your PT and they can help with creating a plan that is right for you. Alert them of any medications.⁠ ⁠

✅General lifestyle changes you can focus on are diet and loss of weight if require, quit smoking, reduce alcohol and manage stress.⁠ ⁠

⚠️The risk category readings:⁠ ⁠

❤️High to normal lower than 130-139/ 85-89⁠

❤️Grade 1 risk 140-159 / 90-99⁠

❤️Grade 2 risk 160-179 / 100-109⁠

❤️Grade 3 risk >180 / >110⁠ ⁠ 😊Please see us in the gym for a free BP reading⁠