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Your heart is the most important organ, yet nearly 1 in 2 American adults suffers from high blood pressure—that’s about 103 million people! Home blood pressure monitors are an excellent way for people to take charge of their heart health.
Take the right steps to decrease your risk of heart attack and stroke. Managing your blood pressure can be easy. Make a pledge to monitor frequently and track your progress.
The top number (systolic pressure) signifies the pressure as your heart contracts to pump blood to the body. The bottom number (diastolic pressure) is the pressure between beats when your heart relaxes.
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Reference: Detailed Summary: 2017 Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults. American Heart Association Web site. https://healthmetrics.heart.org/detailed-summary/. Published November 17, 2017. Accessed June 14, 2018.