Proper cuff fit can be challenging for many patients. This can be true not only for patients with mobility or strength issues, but also for patients with larger or very slender arms. For these patients, a wrist blood pressure monitor is a perfect alternative to a standard upper arm cuff reading
For many Canadians, monitoring blood pressure at home is an important part of healthy living. Choosing the monitor that is right for you is equally important.
What is blood pressure, what does it mean, how is it measured, can I control it? Find out the answers to these common questions and more.
Blood pressure can vary based on numerous factors, physiological conditions, and your surroundings. Follow these guidelines to obtain the most accurate reading.
High blood pressure can cause heart disease, stroke, dementia and kidney disease, and approximately 25% of Canadians have it. What exactly is hypertension, what does it mean, and what should you do?