Yes, a blood pressure reading of 201/110 is considered very high and is indicative of severe hypertension (high blood pressure).
Blood pressure is typically measured in millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) and is expressed as two numbers: systolic pressure over diastolic pressure. In this reading, “201” is the systolic pressure, which represents the pressure in the arteries when the heart beats, and “110” is the diastolic pressure, which represents the pressure in the arteries when the heart is at rest between beats.
A blood pressure reading of 201/110 indicates a hypertensive crisis, which is a medical emergency. Extremely high blood pressure can have serious health consequences, including an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, organ damage, and other complications. If you or someone you know has a blood pressure reading in this range, it’s essential to seek immediate medical attention. High blood pressure at this level requires prompt evaluation and treatment by a healthcare professional.