How long should i wait between blood pressure readings?

Answer You should wait approximately one to two minutes between blood pressure readings. This will give your blood pressure a chance to settle down; the wait time will also ensure that the result is accur... Read More »

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How long do you wait between blood pressure readings?

According to the Mayo Clinic, you can recheck your blood pressure one minute after your last reading. It's preferable to take two readings per day, one in the morning before taking medications and ... Read More »

How low is too low for blood pressure readings?

Unlike high blood pressure, which can be numerically defined as anything over 130/80, low blood (hypotension) is indicated by symptoms that arise from low blood flow through veins and arteries. The... Read More »

What do blood pressure readings mean?

A blood pressure reading, which is measured in millimeters of mercury, consists of two numbers read as a ratio (for example, 120 over 80). A diagnosis of high blood pressure is made on the average ... Read More »

How to Get Accurate Blood Pressure Readings?

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