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He thought it was a good idea that there are two blood-pressure machines inside the mall now, as more people will have access to them.
The finding that calcium supplements confer the greatest blood-pressure benefit on those with the lowest dietary calcium intake is consistent with what's been seen in adults, observes Janice Lea of the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta.
When researchers at the Broussais Hospital in Paris asked 1,710 patients with hypertension to try monitoring their blood pressure at home, they found that almost two-thirds were able to use the blood-pressure cuff correctly and to provide their doctors with regular measurements.