What’s your number? Know your vital health stats

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Blood pressure, heart rate, BMI and blood sugar are just some of the health stats that can indicate troubling conditions.

High blood pressure or low blood sugar are most likely to cause a chronic illness than be the result of one.

Monitoring vital health statistics — such as blood pressure, heart rate, BMI and blood sugar — and keeping them within an acceptable range will go great lengths toward preventing the development of chronic, potentially quality-of-life-limiting diseases.

But what is that acceptable range?

And what conditions can result from having numbers outside that range?

And, most importantly, do you know your numbers?

Take your numbers and compare them to the information below.