There are multiple brands and types of Blood pressure Monitors available out there, which one do you actually need?
CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) states that nearly half of US adults (108 million, or 45%) in the United States have hypertension (high blood pressure).
Given the huge percentage of people who have high blood pressure, we believe it is essential to have a blood pressure monitor at home.
You can purchase a wrist or upper arm cuff blood pressure monitor which are readily available online or at your nearest pharmacy.
Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitors
The mostly commonly used device to monitor your blood pressure. It’s preferred since the cuff naturally sits at your heart level. The device is easy to use and measures blood pressure fast and accurately whether at home or in a clinical setting.
Difficult to use upper arm BP monitors are a thing of a past. These monitors now have a digital display, automated processes (start/stop button), and pre-formed cuffs.
If you are still in a search for a sleek, nice and accurate upper arm monitor, consider getting our BPM-656. It has a large and well-lit screen for easy reading of results. For easy monitoring, the reading are automatically stored in the device's memory.
Wrist Blood Pressure Monitors
Small, portable and handy. These are the words that can best describe wrist blood pressure monitors. With its simplicity, and touch & go feature, it makes a perfect companion for the traveller.
Wrist monitors are the better choice for people who are unable to check their blood pressure because of large arms or because using an arm cuff is painful for them.
These kinds of monitors are very sensitive and some people find the upper arm cuffs more accurate. If the proper measuring steps are followed, these monitors can be equally as accurate as the upper arm ones.
iProven has a couple of wrist blood pressure monitors. Affordable and durable! You’ll get your money’s worth. You can check it out here.
Aside from having thermometers and a collection of medicine. We believe that having a blood pressure monitor at home is essential.
If you have budget constraints, try to save little by little to purchase one.
Hypertension can increase the chances of getting heart diseases or a stroke. Monitoring your blood pressure will help you avoid these risks.
Get the type of monitor that will work best for you! Personally, I would choose a wrist monitor since I can bring it with me anywhere. It is compact and it fits in my purse.