Blood Pressure Monitor: A new improvement in technology

As one get older, more and more ills tend to pop up out of nowhere. However, blood pressure is a part of that illness. Blood pressure is the pressure of the blood pushing against the walls of the arteries. Each time the heart beats, it pumps out the blood into the arteries. If the person's blood pressure is at its highest when the heart beats, pumping the blood. Then, it is called systolic pressure. When the heart is at the rest or between beats, then the blood pressure falls. This is called as diastolic pressure.

There are several ways to measure this blood pressure. Blood Pressure Monitor is one of them. It is an essential tool that monitors your blood pressure frequently at your home without waiting for any regular check-up etc. This equipment is especially meant for those who are too lazy to understand whether the figures presented in a blood pressure reading is high or low. Furthermore, this equipment can easily be used or operate easily without any hassle.

How to use Blood Pressure Monitor:

Attach the cuff - The cuff should be attached at the same level as your heart and the bottom of the cuff should be about 1 inch above the crease of your elbow. The cuff should fit tightly with enough room to fit your fingertip beneath it.

Then, rest your arm with the palm facing upward. The arm should also be at about heart level, so you may need to rest it properly on a table or cushion.

What do the Results mean?

The first number in the monitor is the systolic BP -This is your blood pressure when your heart beats and the second number is the diastolic BP. This is your blood pressure when your heart rests between beats.

Will an ideal BP range is between 90/60 to 120/80. BP between 120 /90 and 140/90 is classified as a Pre- hypertension. This means a person do not have quite hypertension and can easily make healthy life style improve it.

If the BP is consistently above 140/90, then a person have high BP and can speak with their doctor about this.