High blood pressure: An easy way to check your reading at home and without equipment

HIGH blood pressure means a person's blood pressure is consistently too high and dangerous consequences could ensue. With many on lock down and self-isolating, how can you properly measure your blood pressure without the equipment?
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Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Despite advances in left ventricular assist device (LVAD) technology, right ventricular failure (RVF) continues to be a complication after implantation. Most patients undergoing LVAD implantation have underlying right ventricular (RV) dysfunction (either as a result of prolonged LV failure or systemic disorders) that becomes decompensated post-implantation. Additional insults include intra-operative factors or a sudden increase in preload in the setting of increased cardiac output. The current literature estimates post-LVAD RVF from 3.9% to 53% using a diverse set of definitions. A few of the risk factors that have been id...
Source: ASAIO Journal - Category: Medical Devices Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, but may include chest pain, finding blood in your urine, and having severe headaches. You could also be at risk of deadly hypertension if you develop this sign in your eyes. Should you check your blood pressure?
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Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
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Source: Revista Espanola de Cardiologia - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
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Source: Herz - Category: Cardiology Tags: Herz Source Type: research
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Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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Source: Indian Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
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