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Fluctuating Blood Pressure, What Gives?

Do you have fluctuating blood pressure? Variations of more than 15mmHg between tests are considered quite serious and need to be evaluated.  There are many causes of fluctuating blood pressure, lets take a look at them and see if they apply to your situation. Often times, a combination of a few factors can cause large fluctuations.  With a few improved …

CVS Blood Pressure Monitor

Digital blood pressure monitor

Looking to buy a CVS Blood Pressure Monitor? CVS has a great lineup of blood pressure monitors.  You can buy them online at cvs blood pressure monitor website. However, before you select one, you should have a look at our blood pressure buying guide. Finding the right blood pressure monitor If you’re just starting your search for finding a blood …

Why Keep a Blood Pressure Log?

doctor recording in blood pressure log

What’s the purpose of tracking blood pressure? A blood pressure log is a great idea for tracking your blood pressure over a period of time. Keeping a blood pressure journal will give you great data for tracking trends in your blood pressure. You can start to ascertain what effects specific environmental changes have on your blood pressure metrics. As you get more …

Should I Buy a Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor?

High Risk Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor

Pros and cons of a wrist blood pressure monitor Typically, traditional upper arm cuffs are considered to give superior measurements to their easier to use wrist based counterparts. This is mostly due to inaccuracies in measurements, which can mostly be mitigated by using a wrist blood pressure monitor correctly. Some people find upper arm hypertension cuffs to be uncomfortable or …

Blood pressure machine, everything you need to know

Young Happy Man Sitting On Sofa Checking Blood Pressure with Blood Pressure Machine

Why own a blood pressure machine? A blood pressure machine is one of the most valuable tools in the Autonomous Medicine arsenal. Manual blood pressure cuffs are known as many things: BP Cuff BP Monitor Wearable Blood Pressure Monitor Blood Pressure Tester Blood Pressure Device Blood Pressure Gauge Arm Blood Pressure Monitor Automatic Blood Pressure Cuff So what does a digital …

Why is The Omron Blood Pressure Monitor so Popular?

What matters when buying a hypertension monitor? If you look at home blood pressure monitor review sites, you’ll notice that the Omron blood pressure cuff is almost universally ranked in the very top. There are two styles of monitors that dominate the market, which are wrist fitting and upper arm. They’re both highly accurate when used properly, but arm monitors …

What is the best blood pressure monitor?

Blood Pressure Cuff

Shopping for the best blood pressure monitor? If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure or even as pre-hypertensive, then you’re probably in the market for a home blood pressure cuff. If you’re looking for a definitive guide, you’ve come to the right place.  Lets start our search for the best blood pressure cuff… Our Criteria At Autonomous Medicine, we …

Ketogenic Foods that Lower Blood Pressure

Healthy eating, keto ketogenic foods that lower blood pressure

Fighting high blood pressure with the power of Ketogenic foods Before we provide a list of things to eat, it’s important that you understand what is desirable in foods that lower blood pressure: Sodium This important mineral does a lot for the body, regulating fluids and helping with electrical pulses. One of the drawbacks to sodium is that when the …

Good Blood Pressure, What is it?

Senior man taking his blood pressure at home and getting good blood pressure.

What is considered to be good blood pressure? Well there hasn’t always been consensus on what is considered to be optimal.  Before 2003, any Systolic measurement that was below 140 was considered to be good blood pressure. For a long time, if you’re blood pressure was high, but not over 140, people didn’t make much effort to reduce it.  They were …

What is normal blood pressure?

Normal Blood Pressure in America Normal blood pressure and optimum blood pressure are two different things.  Most Americans systolic blood pressure is between 120 and 140, and although that’s ‘normal’ because it’s what most people have, it’s certainly not optimal.   You should strive to keep your blood pressure as low as possible, the threshold of 120 is the current …