How To Use BP Apparatus Sphygmomanometer ?
If you think that you are experiencing the ‘symptoms’ of hypertension, you need to be careful about… Read more
What Blood Pressure Is ?
What Is A Blood Pressure Cuff Called ?
The device that measures blood pressure is known as a
sphygmomanometer. It comprises of a pump-up rubber cuff, which is enfolded around the limb… Read more
What Is Perfect Blood Pressure ?
Blood pressure is the energy and strength that is pressing on the walls of the arteries. When measuring… Read more
When Is The Best Time To Measure Blood Pressure ?
Your blood pressure readings are one of the utmost exact indicators of your heart’s and general fitness…. Read more
What Is High Blood Pressure ?
Is it normal for my blood pressure to vary?
Yes, it is quite normal for people’s blood pressure to change throughout the day and night, or in different settings where you may measure your blood pressure. Many things, such as stress levels, food or drink intake, activity levels, even time of day can all affect a person’s blood pressure reading at any given time. In fact, there are published studies that show a given person’s blood pressure can change by up to 20mm within a day, based on activity levels, food/drink intake, stress, etc. This is why it is important to take your blood pressure on a regular basis, and review the overall trend of your blood pressure readings with your doctor.
What is more important — the Systolic or Diastolic reading?
Both readings are important. One measures your blood pressure during a heart contraction and the other measures blood pressure between heart contractions. For your particular situation, you should discuss both measurement results with your doctor.
What Is The Blood Pressure ?
Blood pressure is the power that thrusts blood through an organism’s… Read more