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Hypertension

Question
Posted by: Laura Barnett | 2020/03/13

Q.

Will cold hands and arms raise blood pressure?

Will being cold compromise blood pressure reading?

Expert's Reply

A.

Hypertension expert
- 2020/03/30

Not if you are not hypothermic (according to the criteria of hypothermia) or has severe sepsis.

But, never rely on only one BP value.
BP varies with emotions, stress, physical activity etc.
Take for a week 2-3x per day, after relaxing for 10 minutes and send if you are worried. 

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