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Blood Pressure: The Highs and Lows

Think of your blood pressure as the push and pull that brings your blood throughout your body, carrying oxygen and other important nutrients to your cells and organs. It is vital in order for you to keep on living, and your doctor or nurse will check your blood pressure with a stethoscope and the velcroe pump he or she wraps around your arm, known as an asphygmomanometer.

But what is blood pressure?

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