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Blood Pressure

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  1. Blood Pressure

  2. Can cause your blood pressure to rise

  3. Genetics Age Sex Altitude Physical activity Anxiety / Stress Muscular development Certain medications Time of day Sleep Relaxation Eating / Drinking Smoking Atmospheric pressure What influences blood pressure

  4. Finding the right parking spot can affect one’s blood pressure too! Fire Hydrant - No Parking! We Mean It! (Thanks to Tim S. for sharing!)

  5. Blood pressure monitor • Available for your use anytime • Located in the first aid room • Cuff must be worn properly • Contact a posted first aider for help • Assistance available -Wednesday’s 11 to 12 • Keep track of your readings • Information is available in the first aid room

  6. Anastasia Adorable Jay Behnken Chad Bjorklund Angie Blaser Steve Gonzalez Clare Deming Tom Doyle Terry Dragich Brad Klatt Bonnie Tenner Bob La Casse Tony Lee Mark Martin Bill McNaughton Sue Rasmusson Tracy Scobba Gray Seever Carl Wittkowske Dane Taival Jim Wroblewski Posted First Aiders

  7. High point = Systolic Infants to age 30 average # is 120 Over 40 years average # is 140 Low point = Diastolic Infants to age 30 years average # is 80 Over 40 years average # is 85 Check blood pressure often and record the readings Generally men have higher blood pressure Blood pressure is lowest during your sleep cycle

  8. If you continue to have high readings See your Doctor immediately

  9. 30 min prior to BP reading - Avoid smoking,eating, taking medication, alcohol consumption or physical activity If stressed take later Remove anything that interferes with cuff Feet flat on floor Cuff 1” above elbow Tubing extends towards hand Cuff should be snug on left arm Cuff height should be same level as heart Relax Things to be aware of

  10. Always remember When your stressed out and at the end of your rope, Don’t take it to heart, You can always buy another rope.