The instrument used to measure blood pressure is called sphygmomanometer.

  It is a digital device with which you can easily measure BP sitting at home.

 High blood pressure which is also known as the 'silent killer

      The World Health Organization says that high blood pressure is a leading cause of premature death worldwide.

  Hypertension is the major cause of heart attack.

  Symptoms of hypertension-      -Headache, dizziness      - Chest pain      - Shortness of breath      - Blurred vision

What are the causes of hypertension?

  Experts say that the main cause of hypertension is stress and uncontrolled eating.