HEALTH RESEARCH

Blood Pressure Quiz

By Floria, Barbara 
 | 
November 26, 2017

Take the Blood Pressure Quiz

Do you know your risk factors for high blood pressure? You can’t do anything about some risk factors. But other risk factors can be changed. Learn about the risk factors for high blood pressure by taking this quiz.

1. At what age should you have your first screening for high blood pressure?
2. The numbers in a blood pressure reading:
3. What is the most common symptom of high blood pressure?
4. Which of these can increase your risk of high blood pressure?
5. At what point is blood pressure considered "high"?
6. High blood pressure is the main cause of which of these?
7. Which of these contribute to high blood pressure?
8. In which age group of men does the risk for high blood pressure go up?
9. Why does reducing how much salt you eat help prevent high blood pressure?
10. What can you do to control high blood pressure?

Updated:  

November 26, 2017

Sources:  

2013 AHA/ACC Guideline on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Circulation. Eckel RH. 2013, pp. s1-s45., Screening for High Blood Pressure in Adults. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force., Vitality magazine/January 1997

Reviewed By:  

Cunningham, Louise, RN,Fraser, Marianne, MSN, RN,Kang, Steven, MD