(WTVM)- Phone numbers and passwords are not the only digits worth memorizing. Physicians say that knowing your medical numbers is essential for living a healthier life.
So which numbers should you know?
First, there is your cholesterol number.
"Blood pressure's important because it's a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke and kidney disease, and those are some of the leading causes of death in the U.S," says Dr. John Dooley of Foxhall Interists.