Category Blood Pressure

Hypertension Science

How to mitigate and potentially prevent high blood pressure As with high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or hypertension, is a chief healthcare concern in the United States–in fact, nearly 30 percent of the population is hypertensive! That might lead you…

Wrist Blood Pressure Monitors

Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor

Wrist blood pressure monitors are very sensitive to your body position. To get an accurate reading your arm and wrist must be at heart level. Even then, blood pressure measurements taken at the wrist are usually higher and less accurate…

Blood Pressure Monitors


A sphygmomanometer also known as a blood pressure monitor, or blood pressure gauge, is a device used to measure blood pressure, composed of an inflatable cuff to collapse and then release the artery under the cuff in a controlled manner.