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Tracking your measurements using blood pressure diary (free download)

Updated: December 2018

What is blood pressure and what do the readings mean?

Blood pressure is a measure of the force of blood flowing against the walls of the arteries.

The blood pressure readings have two numbers (e. g. 118/78 mmHg, which is Systolic/Diastolic or SYS/DIA). The highest pressure in the cycle is called the Systolic Blood Pressure. The lowest is the Diastolic Blood Pressure. Both are necessary to enable healthcare professional to evaluate the status of your blood pressure.

Ideally, we should all have a blood pressure below 120 over 80 (120/80). At this level, we have a much lower risk of heart disease or stroke.

Tracking your measurements using blood pressure diary (free download)

A single measurement does not provide an accurate indication of your true blood pressure. Please use this blood pressure diary* to keep records of several readings over a certain period of time.


*Available in the following languages: English, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Turkish and Arabic.