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If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, it is important that you measure your blood pressure daily. At you local drug store, you can purchase an at-home blood pressure monitor, which range in price from $30 to $130. Follow the steps outlined in our video to accurately measure your own blood pressure:
The air releases slowly while the monitor starts measuring. In case you did not pump the cough up high enough, or if the monitor fails to detect a heart beat, an error message will be displayed.
Some important things to remember: always follow up with your health care professional and discuss any concerns with him/her. Take your hypertension medication(s) as directed and if you are considering to add a hypertension supplement to your diet, talk to your health care professional first to find out if the supplement is compatible with your medications.