This goes into the different equipment available to monitor your blood pressure at home- aneroid and digital monitor. It explains how to use each type of monitor and provides information on the blood pressure ranges. There is a section that defines common medical terminology as well.
The CDC describes what blood pressure is, what blood pressure numbers mean, and high blood pressure. There is a chart of blood pressure levels and information on how to prevent or manage high blood pressure. It provides general information about the causes and possible outcomes of having high blood pressure.
The CDC explains why you should measure your blood pressure levels and where you can get it checked. There is information on the correct way to measure blood pressure and how you can measure your blood pressure at home.
This website explains blood pressure measurements, what it is used for, and why you should get a blood pressure test. It also explains what happens during a blood pressure test and what the results mean. There is a blood pressure category chart included.
There are no symptoms of high blood pressure, which is why hypertension is often referred to as a “silent killer”. This website has recommendations for those who may think they have high blood pressure. There are also some symptoms listed that may be indirectly related to, but are not always caused by, high blood pressure.