|Self-test: The risks of high blood pressure|
Do you know the risks of high blood pressure? Take this quick quiz to find out!
1. High blood pressure is not very common.a) True
2. You can usually tell if you have high blood pressure.a) True
3. Most people with high blood pressure know it.a) True
4. Anyone can get high blood pressure.a) True
How well did you do? Click the link below to find out. If you haven't had your blood pressure checked in awhile, it's a good idea to schedule a routine checkup with your doctor. Start writing down your blood pressure and keep track of it in a folder so you can monitor it over time. It's one of the most important things you should know about your health, especially if you have any of the risk factors!
Reviewed By: Steven Kang, MD, Division of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, East Bay Arrhythmia, Cardiovascular Consultants Medical Group, Oakland, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.