5 Numbers You Need to Know to Stay Healthy

Editor’s note: This story was updated Nov. 21, 2022 to reflect updated health guidance. 

You have to keep track of so many important numbers: the PIN for your bank account, the security code on your credit card and the passcode to open your phone. But there are other important numbers you need to know because they provide important clues to your health.

Take control of your health by learning these five numbers:


For more information, talk to your doctor. Find one near you.