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SIMPLE AND EFFECTIVE: In practical terms, monitoring blood pressure at home is the best way to determine whether a person has real sustained hypertension.

Defining high blood pressure

Identifying patients who need treatment for the condition can be unexpectedly difficult
Jan 2, 2016 5:50 AM

BLOOD pressure (BP) is one of the commonest assessments performed when we visit a doctor's clinic. Although it is a simple measurement, it is one of the parameters that has an important impact on the risk of heart attack, stroke and kidney damage.

Most clinical guidelines have recommended