How to take your blood pressure
How to Take Reliable Blood Pressure Measurements
Your blood pressure can vary based on numerous factors, physiological conditions, and your surroundings. Follow these guidelines to obtain accurate/reliable and error-free measurements of your blood pressure and pulse rate.
1. Measure at the same time each day to ensure comparable data. In the morning before breakfast, 2 hours after dinner, before taking medication.
2. Empty your bladder (if necessary).
3. Avoid coffee and smoking within the hour, no exercise 30 minutes before