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How is hypertension diagnosed?

To diagnose hypertension, your doctor will measure your blood pressure using an inflatable arm cuff. It is important to be measured at different times and in both arms before hypertension is diagnosed.

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Author: Karen McCloskey BHSc
First answered: 17 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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