Dear readers: Many of your questions revolved around Hypertension – elevated blood pressure, which is the most common condition seen in primary care and leads to myocardial infarction, stroke, kidney (renal) failure, and death if not detected early and treated appropriately.
Check out this infographic with 7 simple tips to help you get the most precise BP measurement.
Please remember, elevated blood pressure left untreated remains one of the most important (preventable) contributors to disease and death. Getting the measurement right is an important step in determining the proper treatment strategy.
Yours in health,