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is it okay to eat before a blood pressure test?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
OK to EAT BEFORE BP: Yes it is ok as long as you have not consumed meal containig lot of salt.
Answered on Oct 27, 2012

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