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Keeping A Track Of Your Blood Pressure At Home

by Dynamix Group Writer

Keeping track of your blood pressure by measuring it at regular intervals is very important. It is often recommended to keep track of your blood pressure by checking it once every week especially if you are a patient of hypertension and diabetes. For many of us engaged in our busy hectic schedule, it may not be possible to visit the doctor regularly. To help you out, a Home Blood pressure monitor machine comes in handy. These home blood pressure machines give you accurate readings with one touch, save your time and your doctor fee as well. Investing in a home blood pressure monitor machine will help you to participate in managing your health.

 

Before buying yourself a home blood pressure monitor machine, there are certain features you need to look at in the equipment -

     Readings - Make sure the monitor you are buying gives complete readings i.e., it tracks both systolic and diastolic pressure.

     Cuff Size - The cuff size of most monitors is adjustable, but you still need to make sure the size of the cuff is based on the arm’s size. If the cuff is not adjusting properly to your arm, it will provide an inaccurate reading.

     Time - The time each monitor takes in reading the blood pressure varies. Some may take merely 20 seconds while others can take over a minute. Though the difference in time isn’t too big, any amount of time saved is appreciated.

     Display - Ensure that the numbers displayed on the monitor are easy to read for you.

     Simple to use - Blood pressure monitor varies on the basis of ease of use. Some monitors are easy to use while some are fairly complex to use. More often than not buyer will choose the monitor which is easy to set up and whose results are easy to interpret.

     Calibration - Most of these blood pressure monitor machines need calibration in every two years. Generally, the manufacturer handles the calibration. Still before making a purchase have a discussion with the store manager regarding calibration and find out how the whole process works and if you will be required to pay an extra price.

 

Blood pressure monitor machines are generally of two types-

     The upper arm monitor-

              The upper arm monitor comes with a cuff that rests at the level the same as the heart. This feature of Upper arm monitor makes it easy to accurately measure blood pressure even at home. The pre-formed cuffs, digital screen, and automated processes are few features which allow easy monitoring of blood pressure through upper arm monitor.

 

     Wrist Monitor-

The wrist monitors are famous because of their lighter weight and easy portability. They come with a wrist cuff and come as an easy alternative to people suffering from arm/hand mobility limitations.

 

Blood pressure monitors are not only easy to use at home but are also pocket-friendly. The blood pressure machine price varies from INR 1000 to INR 5000.

 

You can get these machines on Smart Medical Buyer, a leading online distributor of medical equipment and supplies such as ambu bags, stethoscopes, thermometers and sutures among other things.

 

 


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