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What device checks for high blood pressure?

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The only way to tell whether you have high blood pressure is to have it measured with a blood pressure cuff (sphygmomanometer).

  • This device consists of a gauge and a rubber cuff that is placed around your arm and inflated.
  • Having your blood pressure measured is painless and takes just a few minutes.

From: Tests for High Blood Pressure WebMD Medical Reference

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High Blood Pressure by eMedicineHealth.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on April 15, 2018

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High Blood Pressure by eMedicineHealth.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on April 15, 2018

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