1. Pump up the volume
So you’re 120 over 80. Or maybe you’re 140 over 90. Be honest, do you really know what that means? Blood pressure explained in human terms…because you’re not a number.
You’ve had your blood pressure checked. The doctor hummed and said ‘That’s fine.’ You took a deep breath and asked, ‘What is it?’ Slowly your doctor raised her head and looked you straight in the eye.
Smiling nervously, you were just about to tell her that it really doesn’t matter, feeling you’ve crossed the line, when she smiled and said, 120 over 80. Sighing you say great, OK, thank you, and leave as quickly as possible.
Two minutes later as you’re enjoying the moment the anti-climax hits you head-on. 120 over 80. My blood pressure is 120 over 80. So what? ...