take (one's) blood pressure

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take (one's) blood pressure

To measure one's blood pressure. I'll need to take your blood pressure before we begin. The doctor told me to take my blood pressure twice a day to see if there was any adverse reaction to the medication.
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take someone's blood pressure

to measure a person's blood pressure. The doctor takes my blood pressure every time I am in the office. Bob takes his blood pressure at home every day.
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It's important to take your blood pressure correctly, so you get accurate readings.
[1] Take your blood pressure reading in the morning.
Your doctor should take your blood pressure at least twice on at least two separate occasions before diagnosing hypertension.
In the past 4 weeks, have you forgotten to take your blood pressure medication?
"If you smoke or drink before you take your blood pressure or walk around before it, it will not take the same pressure every time," Malin said.
"In the text, it explains if you take your blood pressure and take it 30 minutes later, it varies, which is unlike getting on a scale where body weight would be fairly consistent," Bernstein added.