• By Laurel J. Kelly

Consumer Health Tips: How to check your blood pressure

February 15, 2017

a medical illlustration of a woman checking her own blood pressure using an automatic monitorMeasuring blood pressure
Video: Using a manual monitor
Video: Using an automatic monitor
Checking your blood pressure at home is an important part of managing high blood pressure. Blood pressure monitors are available widely and without a prescription, so home monitoring is an easy step toward improving your condition. Before you start, it's important to know the right technique.

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