Blood Pressure Test

Ask your doctor

The following questions can help you talk to your doctor about having your blood pressure tested. Consider printing out or writing down these questions and taking them with you to your appointment. Taking notes can help you remember your physician’s response when you get home.

Doctor and Patient at appointment with ipad

Bring a list of questions to ask your doctor about blood pressure testing. 

  1. Is my blood pressure reading high?
  2. If my blood pressure reading fluctuates at different times (home, doctor’s office), am I okay?
  3. Does my blood pressure medication seem to be working as intended?
  4. What can I do to lower my blood pressure?
  5. Why is high blood pressure a serious health concern?