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the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels

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He thought it was a good idea that there are two blood-pressure machines inside the mall now, as more people will have access to them.
When researchers at the Broussais Hospital in Paris asked 1,710 patients with hypertension to try monitoring their blood pressure at home, they found that almost two-thirds were able to use the blood-pressure cuff correctly and to provide their doctors with regular measurements.
Studies have shown that Benicar 20 mg -- the usual recommended starting dose -- taken once a day, resulted in significant blood-pressure reduction, lowering systolic blood pressure by an average of 15 mm Hg(a) and diastolic blood pressure by an average of 12 mm Hg.
Mann and his co-workers fitted 177 people suffering from untreated hypertension with small blood-pressure monitors.
Today it is worldwide leader in cardiovascular monitoring, diagnostic instrumentation, clinical information systems, and ambulatory blood-pressure monitoring used by physicians to monitor patients' blood pressure over a 24-hour period.