Blood pressure card
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Recommendations before measuring your blood pressure:
- Rest, staying seated for at least 5 minutes with back resting
- Legs uncrossed and feet flat on the floor
- Arms resting at same level as heart (no tight clothing on arm)
- No exercise or tobacco for 30 minutes prior to the reading
- No caffeine for one hour prior to the reading
- No decongestants
- Empty bladder and relaxing environment
- No talking and no moving
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