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Dr. Honles' Answers
A modest weight loss of 5-10 pounds has been shown to reduce the severity of elevated blood pressure, and in mildly hypertensive or pre-hypertensive stages, weight loss can even normalize readings. Shedding...Full Answer
To obtain an accurate blood pressure, readings ideally should be obtained after at least a 20 minute period of rest with legs uncrossed and arm positioned at the level of one's heart and with a properly...Full AnswerHelpful? 1 person found this helpful.