Monitor Your Blood Pressure

How Important It Is to Monitor Your Blood Pressure

Monitoring your blood pressure is a surefire way to avoid cardiovascular diseases, including heart attack and stroke. These conditions mainly happen when your blood pressure is high, damaging your blood vessels.

How To Monitor Your Blood Pressure from Home with An At-Home Blood Pressure Monitor

  • Sit on a comfortable surface, ideally on a chair with your feet firmly planted on the floor and wide apart
  • Wear the blood pressure cuff a few centimeters above your elbow, ensuring it fits you snuggly
  • Place your arm on a table and keep the blood pressure cuff is at heart level
  • Wait for a few minutes before taking your blood pressure reading
  • Avoid talking, chewing, or moving while taking your reading
  • Take more than one reading to get a clear picture of your blood pressure levels
  • Record your blood pressure reading

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