BP Blood

BP Blood

JUNE 25, 2016

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS Lower may be better when treating high blood pressure, federal health officials said Friday when announcing they were ending a major study more than a year early due to “potentially lifesaving information.” Early results from the National Institutes of Health-funded study suggest that people with high blood pressure who get their top number…

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BP Apparatus Digital Price

BP Apparatus Digital Price

JUNE 23, 2016

I used this Equinox EQ-BP 102 Blood Pressure Monitor for some time and now thought of penning down the review. This is an imported item by Equinox India and internationally you will find a matching model Beurer BM90. I will quickly put down the pros and cons: Strengths: (a) AC adapter supplied in box. (b) Extra Large soothing blue backlit LCD with white large digits. (c) Automatic…

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Omron cuff size

Omron cuff size

JUNE 21, 2016

Having had experience with various blood pressure monitors over the last 3 years, I can say with certain confidence that Omron is the industry leader. The Omron HEM-7120 is one of their most basic models which is good enough for a single person/user to check their BP regularly. Omron HEM-7120 does not have any memory for storing readings and thus necessitates the user to maintain…

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Blood Pressure Machines

Blood Pressure Machines

JUNE 19, 2016

I m a fan of automatic blood pressure monitors like the Omron HEM series. These machines, which have become increasingly accurate and easy to use, allow you to check your own blood pressure automatically at the touch of a button. Most of the time, patients love the reassurance and sense of control these monitors provide. And sometimes, blood pressure monitors will unmask a…

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Polar Blood pressure Monitor

Polar Blood pressure Monitor

JUNE 17, 2016

A) In the BodyAge™ program, click System Settings / Test Environment. On the General tab, click the Detect button. One of the ports should say ‘Polar interface box, version xx’. That tells you that the computer is communicating with the 700iu (interface), if it is, see if the hardware is now working. If it is not communicating with the 700iu, check that the green power LED…

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BP measuring Machine

BP measuring Machine

JUNE 15, 2016

In my last post, I discussed the importance of informed debate in helping determine effective clinical practice. Specifically, I mentioned two recent journal articles about automated oscillometric blood pressure devices that arrived at two different conclusions. In that post I also provided some comments from the SunTech perspective. Today, I’ll share the perspectives of an…

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Best home blood pressure Monitor Consumer Reports

Best home blood pressure Monitor Consumer Reports

JUNE 13, 2016

Drug Good candidates Common side effects Thiazide diuretics Chlorthalidone, hydrochlorothiazide, and others Often the first choice, alone or with other drugs, for most otherwise healthy people. Frequent urination, low potassium levels, and erectile dysfunction. ACE inhibitors Benazepril (Lotensin and generic), enalapril (Vasotec and generic), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril…

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