COVID Update: Masks are still required in health care settings, even if you’re fully vaccinated. Also, Scripps does not provide COVID-19 tests for asymptomatic patients. See FAQs.

Blood Pressure Basics article features Scripps Clinic cardiologist

A Scripps doctor checks a patient's blood pressure. article features Scripps Clinic cardiologist

Just in time to mark National Blood Pressure Awareness Month in May, Scripps Clinic cardiologist Elizabeth Kaback, MD , recently discussed the basics of blood pressure -- what it is, how it's measured and why it's important to your health.

High "blood pressure's referred to as the silent killer," Kaback said in the Q&A article.

Read the article: What You Need to Know About Your Blood Pressure

Media Contact

Keith Darce
Follow me: @KeithDarce