6 simple tips to reduce your blood pressure

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6 simple tips to reduce your blood pressure

Small changes can make a big difference in your blood pressure numbers. How lower your blood pressure with small changes You don't have to embark on a major life overhaul to make a difference in your blood pressure. Here are six simple tips for actions you can take to help get your blood pressure back into the normal range.1. Lose weightBy far the most effective means of reducing elevated blood pressure is to lose weight, says Fisher. And it doesn't require major weight loss to make a difference. Even losing as little as 10 pounds can lower your blood pressure.2....

What Is A Pulse Oximeter?

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What Is A Pulse Oximeter?

A pulse oximeter provides a quick read on the saturation of oxygen in your blood. Some doctors believe it is a helpful device to have at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Others aren't so sure. Each week we answer some of your pressing questions about the coronavirus and how to stay safe. Email us your questions at goatsandsoda@npr.org with the subject line: "Weekly Coronavirus Questions." This week, we're considering questions about pulse oximeters.   As the coronavirus continues to spread, a small medical device called a pulse oximeter has started to fly off the shelves. In fact, demand has spiked to such...

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