How to Take Your Own Blood Pressure

Date: 2013-06-24
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The process of taking your own blood pressure is very simple. All you need to have is the right equipments. You need an automated blood pressure instrument which is easily available at medical stores. Avoid smoking, hot beverages and exercise 30 minutes prior to the measurement. Automated blood pressure instrument has an arm cuff which is to be put on the arm half inch above the crease. When you put the instrument on the cuff starts to inflate automatically to a certain level and then it gets deflated. On deflation the machine shows the figure. To know more how to take your blood pressure, watch this video.