Diastolic blood pressure; Systolic blood pressure
There are no significant risks associated with checking blood pressure.
If you have vascular access (shunt) for kidney dialysis on your arm, you should not have your blood pressure checked in that arm.
Repeated measurements are important. A single high measurement does not necessarily mean you have high blood pressure. On the other hand, a single normal measurement does not necessarily mean...Read more
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