Blood Pressure Tracker One-Sheet

Track your blood pressure – and your health – with this printable sheet!

Blood Pressure Tracker One-Sheet

Do you know your numbers? About one-third of the population has high blood pressure, but millions don't know it! People who lower their blood pressure to a healthy level (the ideal number is 115/75) can lower their risk of stroke, heart disease and kidney disease.

Your blood pressure numbers at a doctor's office are often inaccurate and don't necessarily reflect your health. Instead of getting a yearly reading during a routine exam, Dr. Oz recommends you take your blood pressure regularly at home. Here are Dr. Oz's guidelines:

  • Don't get cuffed too fast! Settle down for five minutes before you take your blood pressure.
  • For one week, take your blood pressure once in the morning and once at night. This will give you the most accurate reading.
  • Take it on a monthly basis, too.

Use this tracker to help you document your numbers. Get the printable version here!

Drowning: How to Respond

It's critical to get the person breathing again as soon as possible.

Drowning can happen quickly. Three children die every day from drowning, and most fatal incidents happen from lack of appropriate supervision. Every minute that passes is critical in saving them or preventing serious injury. Here's what to do if you see someone drowning and you need to help rescue them.

Call 911

You should alert emergency responders as soon as possible. If there are other people around, instruct someone to make the call. If you are alone, help the drowning person until you can give CPR for one minute and then call 911 yourself (then continue life-saving measures).

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