How to read blood pressure is key in detecting or diagnosing if you have high blood pressure. You or any other trained individual can take that measurement because everything that follows will depend on its accuracy. Being able to measure, track your systolic and diastolic numbers, heart rate, pulse wave, and measurement time, empowers you to see whenever there is a change.
Much goes into an accurate high blood pressure measurements. Now with the new technology available to use at your fingertips, you can record your readings using your own blood pressure chart, or you might want to use this monitor's app to track and store your measurements.
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You place the cuff over your bare arm,
leaving the cuff's lower edge about an inch above the bend of the elbow.
Close the cuff around the arm and then stick the Velcro together at
the ends of the cuff. Then follow their instructions on acquiring your measurements.
Record those number immediately on your blood pressure chart and also note which arm you took the measurements from whether it is your right or left arm.
If the first measurement is above 140 systolic or 90 diastolic, do take another measurement on the same arm after 60 seconds, then measure the other arm.
Usually the measurements of both arms are often the same. But the average of the two measurements in the arm that supplies the higher readings is the correct blood pressure.
Now you know how to read blood pressure accurately.