Coming soon... free blood pressure checks at all locations

Blood pressure is an important measurement that helps indicate the health of your heart and arteries. High blood pressure could increase your risk of serious conditions like heart disease and stroke, and should be monitored twice a year at minimum (adults with prehypertension should have their blood pressure checked more often).

Risks of high blood pressure:

Coming soon! Blood pressure testing at Ritzman PharmaciesMost people cannot tell if their blood pressure is high because there are usually no symptoms. Because it is so easy for high blood pressure to go unnoticed, it is important to have routine checks to make sure your blood pressure stays at a healthy level.

High blood pressure increases the risk of:

  • Heart failure
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Kidney failure

Risks of low blood pressure:

While most people are familiar with the risks of high blood pressure, it is also important to make sure your blood pressure is not too low. Low blood pressure could lead to serious health implications and can be monitored with routine checks.

Low blood pressure has been associated with:

  • Heart failure
  • Infection
  • Gland disorders
  • Dehydration

Contact Ritzman Pharmacy to receive an alert when our free blood pressure checks become available at your local practice.