Did You Know – Facts Regarding Hypertension

Did You Know that only about half of all people with high blood pressure.. have it under control? That’s an unsettling statistic because hypertension raises your risk for heart disease and stroke, so get your blood pressure checked every year and work with your doctor on a game plan if it’s high.

How to Check your Blood Pressure at Home

Hi, my name is Dr. Michael Jordan. I’m a sports medicine and family physician at Lifetime Health Medical Group. If you have high blood pressure, hypertension or pre-hypertension, it is important that you check your blood pressure at home. If you have a blood pressure cuff, it will say on the manual how to check…

Choosing the Right Blood Pressure Monitor for You

Choosing the right home blood pressure monitor can be daunting. Keep these tips in mind and it will be easy to find a monitor that fits your lifestyle. Accuracy Matters. Look for a monitor that has been tested and validated for accuracy. This should be clearly noted on the packaging. Arm Size Matters. Before purchasing…