check (one's) blood pressure

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check (one's) blood pressure

To measure one's blood pressure. I'll need to check your blood pressure before we begin. The doctor told me to check my blood pressure twice a day to see if there was any adverse reaction to the medication.
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PHCC supported the campaign by promoting ways to encourage the community to change behaviours that can lead to hypertension, such as letting students know about the causes and risk factors of high blood pressure, encouraging them to regularly check their blood pressure, avoiding tobacco use, engaging in regular physical activity, maintaining a healthy body weight and reducing salt intake.
A "Call to Action on Use and Reimbursement for Home Blood Pressure Monitoring" from the American Heart Association, the American Society of Hypertension and the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association recommends that most people who have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, as well as people whose blood pressure is slightly elevated, get a monitor and check their blood pressure regularly at home.
Ian, who played Private Frank Pike in the popular show, has joined forces with Birmingham's Health and Well-being Partnership to encourage Brummies to check their blood pressure.
A campaign to get people to check their blood pressure comes to Huddersfield on Saturday.
Regarding measuring blood pressure, only 34.1% of the respondents said that they check their blood pressure more than once a day, while 22.9% once in two or three days and 21.8% once a week.
All Merseyside's 6,400 staff can visit a clinical nurse who will check their blood pressure, lungs and cholesterol levels and carry out tests for diabetes.
Consultants will check their blood pressure, heart rate and lung efficiency.
It may be wise for the patient to have their own blood pressure cuff and frequently check their blood pressure and weight prior to and after exercise.
ISLAMABAD -- Health related pranks Apps available on Android mobile phones are causing fatal consequences for lives and health of the people who use these to check their blood pressure and sugar level and take its results seriously in managing their health conditions.
The aim of the campaign is to spread the message of prevention and encourage people across various age groups to check their blood pressure at regular intervals."
Patients who check their blood pressure to kill time before appointments avoid the feeling of nervousness that they feel during an examination.
The Kroger HealthCenter kiosks, provided by the wellness solutions company Stayhealthy Inc., provide customers with a free and easy way to check their blood pressure, weight, body composition, BMI and color vision.
They need to check their blood pressure before a meal and after to see whether there are any issues, he said.
They were also asked to check their blood pressure.
The portable units also make it possible for patients to check their blood pressure levels throughout the day and thus detect any fluctuations.