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People know they should find time to check their blood pressure (BP), but many do not know what the right values should be. The blood pressure is more like the pressure in the aorta and large arteries (vessels carrying blood), like the brachial artery, which is the one at your elbow and is used for BP measurement. The instrument used is A SPHYGMOMANOMETER .   Blood pressure is reported as SYSTOLIC / DIASTOLIC in mmHg (millimeter of mercury). The systolic is the pressure when the heart contracts, and the diastolic

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