Do you know your blood pressure numbers? When was the last time you checked it? Read more here.
Blood pressure (BP) measures the force pressed against the walls of your arteries as your heart pumps blood through your body.
Average blood pressure differs by sex and tends to rise with age. It’s important to know how blood pressure affects your health.
This article will cover how doctors differentiate between “normal” blood pressure and hypertension (high blood pressure). It will also discuss the health risks involved with hypertension, how you can monitor your blood pressure, and when you should call your doctor.