Newly Diagnosed 2018-05-28T16:53:13+00:00

Newly Diagnosed

If you have been recently diagnosed with high blood pressure, know that there are medications and lifestyle changes that can help. There are also things that are important for you to do to help you stay on top of your blood pressure and your health. These include:

  • Talking with your health care provider. Learn what your blood pressure should be and what your numbers are now. Learn more about your numbers

  • Learning how to monitor your blood pressure at home. Get tips on measuring your blood pressure
  • Keeping a record of your blood pressure and showing it to your health care provider at each appointment. Download a Blood Pressure Log (.pdf)

  • Take your blood pressure medications as instructed by your health care provider (if any are prescribed). Also, keep a list of your medications with you, including the name(s) and dose(s), and how often you take them. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you experience any side effects. Learn more about medications

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