Reasons To Monitor Blood Pressure At Home

Posted by Matt on 6/18/2015 to Exercise Accessories

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It has become popular nowadays to monitor blood pressure at home. There are many reasons your blood pressure may rise, so there are many reasons it's a good idea to monitor your blood pressure every day or a few times a week.

Reasons for at-home monitoring

According to the Mayo Clinic website, monitoring your blood pressure at home has a number of benefits. It can result in an earlier diagnosis of a health condition. Your high blood pressure may go "under the radar" if you are only getting it checked when you go to the doctor a few times a year.

Alternatively, you could get misdiagnosed as having high blood pressure if you only get it checked at the doctor's office. This is because of "white coat hypertension" where your blood pressure rises because of anxiety from visiting the doctor.

Furthermore, public blood pressure monitors, like the ones you see sometimes at pharmacies, are known for not being very accurate. However, over-the-counter blood pressure monitors, according to Consumer Reports, are actually very accurate and are a recommended product for people with high blood pressure or at risk for high blood pressure. It is also a good idea to keep tabs on your blood pressure if you are starting a new exercise regimen, for which you should always consult with your doctor.

What we offer

We have two different kinds of blood pressure monitors. One cuffs onto the wrist, and the other one goes on the upper arm. Unlike in the past, these monitors are automatic and do not require you to listen through a stethoscope. Just follow the instructions for cuffing and pushing the correct buttons. The cuff will automatically inflate and the machine will read your blood pressure. It can also read your blood pressure out loud in English or Spanish.

The upper arm cuff monitor

Premium Talking Automatic Digital Blood Pressure Monitor
Premium Talking Automatic Digital Blood Pressure Monitor

The Premium Talking Automatic Digital Blood Pressure Monitor features a cuff that fits comfortably around the upper arm. It is a lightweight product and measures 5 x 5 inches.

The wrist cuff monitor

Premium Talking Wrist Digital Blood Pressure Monitor
Premium Talking Wrist Digital Blood Pressure Monitor

The Premium Talking Wrist Digital Blood Pressure Monitor features a cuff that goes around the wrist. This makes it ideal for people with upper body weakness or limited range of motion. For these people, reaching their wrist is often easier than reaching their upper arm.

We hope these high-tech and accurate monitors will help you if you need a way to monitor your blood pressure. Be sure to read the easy-to-follow manuals for these monitors carefully. And don't forget to share with your Facebook friends and increase blood pressure awareness!


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