Choosing the Right Blood Pressure Monitor for You
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Choosing the Right Blood Pressure Monitor for You

Choosing the right home blood pressure monitor can be daunting. Keep these tips in mind and it will be easy to find a monitor that fits your lifestyle. Accuracy Matters. Look for a monitor that has been tested and validated for accuracy. This should be clearly noted on the packaging. Arm Size Matters. Before purchasing […]

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Having your blood pressure taken
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Having your blood pressure taken

This animation will show what happens when you have your blood pressure taken. Click the navigation arrows below the animation screen to play, pause, rewind or fast-forward the animation. This animation contains sound. You may have your blood pressure taken with a digital machine or with a sphygmomanometer. Here we show a digital machine that […]

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How to Check your Blood Pressure at Home
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How to Check your Blood Pressure at Home

Hi, my name is Dr. Michael Jordan. I’m a sports medicine and family physician at Lifetime Health Medical Group. If you have high blood pressure, hypertension or pre-hypertension, it is important that you check your blood pressure at home. If you have a blood pressure cuff, it will say on the manual how to check […]

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Fitness Now for Good Blood Pressure Later
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Fitness Now for Good Blood Pressure Later

Are the holidays giving your heart a hard time? Being fit may make you look great and feel great — and it could also lower stress while warding off future health risks like high blood pressure. I’m Miranda Savioli with your latest health news. A new study found that greater fitness lowered the risk of […]

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