Blood Pressure Quiz for New Yorkers

What Do You Know About Blood Pressure?

What do you know about blood pressure and how it relates to health? Test yourself with this quiz!

April 04, 2016 | HF Healthy Living Team

Believe it or not, a whopping 30% of Americans have high blood pressure. That’s a lot of people! If you have high blood pressure or know someone who does, take a moment to check what you know about this common condition.

Blood pressure is…
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The two numbers in a blood pressure reading are called…
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A high blood pressure reading is 140/90 or higher.
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The tool your doctor uses to check your blood pressure is called a sphygmomanometer.
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You may have an increased risk of having high blood pressure with:
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If you have high blood pressure, you can help control it with:
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Healthfirst is the brand name used for products and services provided by one or more of the Healthfirst group of affiliated companies. The information in this article is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice from your doctor.

Sources
“Get Your Blood Pressure Checked,” HealthCare.gov. Accessed January 20, 2016. http://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/doctor-visits/screening-tests/get-your-blood-pressure-checked

“Explore High Blood Pressure,” National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Accessed January 20, 2016.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hbp/atrisk

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