Blood pressure tests measures the pressure in your arteries as your heart pumps. You might have a test as a part of a routine doctor’s appointment or as a screening for high blood pressure (hypertension). Many people, such as those with hypertension, do their own blood pressure tests at home so that they can better track their health.
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Patients can walk in during regular clinic hours and receive a pressure check for free. The Medical Assistant/Nurse will check the blood pressure and document it in the patient’s Electronic Health Record.