Boston 25 News segment spotlights blood pressure awareness, offers tips for accurate readings

The simple act of monitoring your blood pressure is a crucial lifeline in the battle against silent killers.

Experts are sounding the alarm on the often-overlooked significance of tracking this vital statistic. From preventing heart attacks to safeguarding against strokes, the key to a healthier, longer life may very well lie in the numbers on your blood pressure monitor.

This week, Boston 25 News anchor Gene Lavanchy sat down with Dr. Umberto Campia, a cardiologist and vascular medicine specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, to shed light on the significance of monitoring your blood pressure and to provide essential tips for getting accurate readings.

Watch their discussion below. To learn more about the study they discuss in the video, click here.