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What Is a Healthy Blood Pressure Reading—And How Can You Keep Yours in a Normal Range?

It's not just high blood pressure you have to worry about—low blood pressure can be dangerous, too.

It's one of the first things that happens during a checkup—a nurse slaps a black cuff on your upper arm, inflates it, then shouts out two numbers that later go into your chart. It's a blo