LEARN It! Challenge 3, Topic 3
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What do the Blood Pressure Readings Mean?

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As stated previously, blood pressure measurement consists of a systolic and diastolic pressure reading.

It is important to know what your numbers mean so that you can take the necessary steps to avoid developing hypertension if necessary.  

Use the chart below to see what readings correlate with the different stages of blood pressure: