Sometimes getting your blood pressure can be a bad thing"if it TMs not catching what it TMs supposed to be looking for.
Doctors say you may want to get your blood pressure taken from both arms. If one is significantly higher than the other, that may mean you TMre at risk for heart disease.
That TMs a sign that there may be some peripheral vascular disease. Well, if blockages are developing in these peripheral arteries, then blockages may also be developing in your heart, says Internist Dr. Joe Stubbs.
Officials say if one arm is at least 15 points higher than the other, you may be at risk for heart disease.