According to HealthFinder.gov, a government Web site full of information and tools to help Americans stay healthy, individuals should have their blood pressure checked on a regular basis.
Question: So how often should I have my blood pressure checked?
Answer: Especially for those over the age of 40, individuals should check their blood pressure at least once every two years.
“By taking steps to lower your blood pressure, you can reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, and kidney failure,” explained the editors at HealthFinder.gov. “Lowering your blood pressure can also help you live a longer, healthier life.”
To get advice on what steps can be implemented to lower your blood pressure and maintain a healthy level, stay tuned. We here at Freedom Home Care are committed to helping our clients stay healthy. Therefore, we’ll post a blog in the upcoming week that gives tips for just how to do that.