What’s A Good Blood Pressure Monitor?

What is high blood pressure? High blood pressure is a measured in two number s one over the other  120 over 80 millimeter of mercury or mm Hg. The top or systolic number indicates the pressure in which your heart is pumping blood throughout your body. The bottom or diastolic number indicates the pressure between your heartbeats. An elevation of one or both these numbers can indicate high blood pressure or hypertension. An preferred blood pressure has a systolic of less than 120 mm Hg and diastolic of less than 80 mm Hg. A border line would be s systolic of 120-139 mm HG  and  a diastolic of 80-89 mm hg. Hypertension of systolic is 140 and more and diastolic of 90 mm Hg or more.

3 Series Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor - BP629
3 Series Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor – BP629 – $60.49 Omron BP629Omron BP629The Omron 3 Series Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor is a portable, simple and wrist unit that blood pressure level and pulse rates. Its advanced averaging technology shows the average of the last 3 readings that have been taken within 10 minutes. IntelliSense technology is used check accurate reading. It has internal memory that stores 60 readings with date and time stamp.

If you have borderline or high blood pressure it’s important to be able to have access to a  home testing or blood pressure monitor. In recent research, the average of several blood pressure readings throughout the day provides the most accurate and reliable measurement of blood pressure testing. Home blood pressure testing has become an essential part of managing elevated blood pressure levels. If you are in looking for a good blood pressure monitor, you may want to l9ok at several important features.

In this guide will cover a few items that should be considered when buying a blood pressure monitor.

Good candidates, who may benefit from having an in-home blood pressure monitor would be:

  • People who have “white–coat hypertension” and experience a spike in blood pressure when they are tested at the doctor.
  • Individuals with diabetes, who must have tight control overall blood pressure variations.
  • Seniors, who blood pressure varies

Fitting a Blood pressure monitor

The blood pressure monitors come in different models, there are arm models that cuff the circumference of your upper arm. Using the cuff blood pressure monitor can result in a bad reading. Most models  that we anaalyized have two cuffs or a cuff that adjust to fit most people . Writs models adjust to fit most people at well.

Advanced Manual Inflate Blood Pressure Monitor - 4004122
Advanced Manual Inflate Blood Pressure Monitor – 4004122 – $33.49 Invacare 4004122Invacare 4004122Track your blood pressure with semi-automatic, energy efficient Invacare Advanced Manual Inflate Blood Pressure Monitor. It is equipped with a squeeze bulb for manual inflation, pressure rating indicator and irregular heart beat detection. Easy one-touch operation. The large display makes it easy to view the readings. It is fast, easy, and accurate. Fits arms 9.4 14.2 24-36 cm. Take this blood pressure monitor with you when you travel!

There are many available features that you may find useful in certain models. Irregular-heartbeat detector can check arrhythmias and other abnormal behavior within your heartbeat. A risk -category indicator can notify if you are in a high range . You can find monitors that allow you to store and save readings of multiple users.

You can fine blood pressure heart monitors at different prices from $30 to 130, but you should should around, and check to see if your blood pressure monitor will be covered by insurance.

You want monitor that is easy to read so make sure you navigate the and press the buttons easily.  The screen display should be big enough for you to read and understand. The user directions should be clear.