The only way to know whether
you have high blood pressure is to measure it—at home, at the doctor’s office,
or at a pharmacy. Using the proper techniques while measuring your blood
pressure is important for making sure you receive accurate numbers. Take this
quiz to test your knowledge of blood pressure measurement.
You’re on your way to learning the ins and outs of proper blood pressure measuring! If you have more questions about monitoring your blood pressure at home or elsewhere, talk to your health care team. You can also find more information at cdc.gov/bloodpressure.
You have a good understanding of how to measure your blood pressure properly. Keep up the good work. Encourage your loved ones to make blood pressure control their goal, too. Find helpful information and tools at cdc.gov/bloodpressure.