August 01, 2015

hypertension

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  • How Blood Pressure Is Measured

    How Blood Pressure Is Measured

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Knowing your blood pressure numbers is important. Blood pressure is measured with a device called a sphygmomanometer, which typically consists of a bulb, inflatable compression cuff, and gauge or digital readout.

  • High Blood Pressure and Your Brain
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    High Blood Pressure and Your Brain

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Previous studies have shown that high blood pressure, or hypertension, in older adults, increases the risk of a kind of dementia known as vascular dementia. Can it harm you in the same way if you're much younger?