Know why your blood pressure fluctuates

When you monitor your blood pressure regularly, you will notice that your readings may sometimes be inconsistent even during a single day, let alone a month. But before you hurry to your doctor, here’s what you need to know. Blood … Continued

Clinically validated blood pressure monitors in pregnancy and pre-eclampsia

Numerous problems arise during pregnancy, and for mother and child to be safe, it’s important to be alert and mindful. One such critical problem that pregnant women are susceptible to is Pre-eclampsia – a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure. Studies have … Continued

Diabetes: Importance of using a clinically validated Home Blood Pressure Monitor (HBPM)

Diabetes and Hypertension, the correlation: When diagnosed with a lifestyle disease like diabetes, doctors will typically explain to you the importance of monitoring your Blood Glucose levels using a Blood Glucose Meter. Additionally, you will also be advised to keep … Continued

Home Digital Blood Pressure Monitors: Advantages & Limitations

Home Blood Pressure Monitors (HBPM) have been widely recommended by doctors, for patients suffering from hypertension. As these monitors enable regular BP checks, they provide a more accurate picture of a patient’s blood pressure than an occasional clinical check-up would.   Digital … Continued

Why is validating blood pressure monitors important?

It is recommended that we buy a ‘clinically validated’ BP monitor and in fact, the best monitors place a lot of emphasis on how many clinical tests they have cleared to reach your hands. Healthcare practitioners too suggest we ensure … Continued

Why taking three blood pressure readings should be a standard

Assume that you have pain in your body and you go to a doctor for consultation, he diagnosis and tells you the probable cause. On many occasions you also go to another doctor who you normally consult and also check … Continued