The Best Time for a Blood Pressure Reading

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Filed Under: Heart Health, Blood Pressure, Q&As
Last Reviewed 03/27/2014

The Best Time for a Blood Pressure Reading [VIDEO]

What is the best time of day to take your blood pressure reading? Blood pressure does, indeed, fluctuate throughout the day. It's best to take a blood pressure reading an hour after awakening, before breakfast. Also, if you like to take two blood pressure readings daily, you can also take it an hour after dinner. 

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