Home blood pressure monitoring will be useful only if the readings that you take are accurate. Proper home blood pressure monitoring can help to achieve better control of your blood pressure.
Taking your blood pressure at home is important to know if;
Instrument to measure blood pressure at home are widely available. You may take an aneroid monitor or a digital monitor. Consult your doctor for the instrument and learn how to use it.
There are several advantages of using electronic blood pressure measuring devices like;
After measuring the blood pressure you can check your readings against a blood pressure chart to know what the numbers mean. You can maintain a record as well. This can guide your doctor about your blood pressure control with your medications.
Home blood pressure monitoring will be useful only if the readings that you take are accurate.
Remember that proper home blood pressure monitoring can help to achieve better control of your blood pressure.
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