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Students beginning their training in physical examination will be surprised at the formal way this examination is taught and performed. Talk to your doctor about the best interval for your routine health exam. 2013 Nov. 122 (5):1122-31. 57(5):911-7. Healthy people with optimal office blood pressure (< 120/80 mm Hg): Every 5 years; remeasure if seen sooner. Kitiyakara C, Guzman NJ. 623: emergent therapy for acute-onset, severe hypertension during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Hypertension. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2015 Oct. 17 (10):535. Meena S Madhur, MD, PhD is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Cardiology, American Heart AssociationDisclosure: Nothing to disclose. Your doctor will use a physical exam to see how your body is performing. 2010 Feb. 55 (2):500-7. 86(7):649-57. Novartis announces termination of ALTITUDE study with Rasilez/Tekturna in high-risk patients with diabetes and renal impairment [press release]. 2011 May. [Full Text]. 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