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Blood pressure quiz

Welcome to Bupa's blood pressure quiz. No doubt you know how important it is to keep your blood pressure in check. But how well do you understand what it really is? Do you know your symptoms from your systoles? And are you clued up on how to protect yourself from the serious health problem of high blood pressure?
 
Take the quiz to find out...
doctor taking a person's blood pressure

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