Advantages of Home Blood Pressure Monitoring
Blood pressure is a result of the pumping of blood from the heart through the circulatory system. It is very important because it produces white blood cells and antibodies for immunity, and hormones such as insulin.
High/low Blood pressure is one of the medical conditions usually dreaded by people. However, close monitoring will rid you of the anxiety that comes with it overtime.
The home blood pressure monitoring is a measure recommended by several national and international bodies to acquire valid and reliable BP values.
It is a useful and dependable way of obtaining values for BP, which can add information to the more common and standardized methods.
A study by Harvard Medical school showed that a period of home blood pressure monitoring — one week per month — was sufficient to guide people to better blood pressure control.
Below are some benefits of monitoring your blood pressure at home.
1, it can help with early diagnosis
2, it would help you shake off the anxiety you’d usually have going to see your doctor.
3, monitoring your blood pressure at home sure helps you save some money because it might reduce the number of doctor visits.
4, checking your blood pressure at home makes you an active participant in the process thus becoming a motivation to improve your health.
5, Monitoring your BP at home by yourself, allows you to see the effects that a new medication, getting more exercise, cutting back on alcohol, or improving your diet can have on your blood pressure
Digital monitors consisting of an electronic gauge connected to a cuff that wraps around your upper arm, has made it easy for people to check their blood pressure at home.
So go get yours now.