How to test for Artery stiffness | blood pressure series

How to Test for Artery Stiffness

The last thing you want is to get a heart attack, so heart health is constantly on your mind. Wouldn’t it be ideal if you could check in an instant whether your arteries are full of plaque or not? Guess what? You can!

A simple blood pressure measurement at home can tell whether your arteries are as stiff as a board or healthy as in a teenager.

But for that you need to take your BP a little bit differently.

Pull out your blood pressure monitor and check your BP. Within a minute or two you will be able to tell how whether your arteries are stiff and if they can easily rupture. This video will walk you though the steps of the test, which you can do at home with a simple cuff.

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