Self-Measured Blood Pressure Fact Sheet

Screenshot of the “Self-Measured Blood Pressure” provides tips and steps on self-monitoring blood pressure and is organized in the following sections: 1) Prepare for your blood pressure reading 2) Uncover your upper arm 3) Rest your arm on the table 4) Make sure your feet uncrossed and flat on the floor 5) Sit up straight in a chair 6) Take more than one measurement 3 7) Set targets 8) Record and track your measurements. Includes the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; the National Heart, Lung, an

This fact sheet describes what blood pressure is and includes tips for measuring your blood pressure at home.

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