High blood pressure, also referred to as hypertension, occurs when your blood pressure, or the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high. If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, it is important to understand your blood pressure numbers and how to improve them. Below are links to helpful resources to help you do just that.

What is high blood pressure?

Understanding blood pressure readings

Video – How to check your blood pressure

How to check your blood pressure PDF guide

Never Forget Your BP readings Again!

Did you know there are blood pressure monitors that can communicate with apps on your phone so that you no longer need to write down blood pressure readings? That means  you’ll always have your blood pressure readings available for your medical provider. Interested in getting one of those monitors? Talk to you Midtown provider at your next appointment.