Taking care of your heart health is important.
However, taking your own blood pressure measurements can seem daunting at first. But it doesn’t have to be. Here is our quick and easy guide to a healthier and more confident you.
In order to get an accurate measurement, it is important to follow these rules:
- Always take readings at the same time of day, under the same conditions. Always measure on the same arm. The left arm is recommended.
- Do not take a measurement within 30 minutes of smoking, drinking coffee or tea or any form of exertion. These factors will influence the measurement.