If have hypertension, you already know how important it is to monitor your blood pressure on a daily basis. Checking your blood pressure at home is an important part of managing high blood pressure or hypertension.
The American Heart Association (AHA) and other organizations recommend that anyone who has high blood pressure should monitor his or her blood pressure at home. Regular home monitoring is also a way to know whether your lifestyle changes or medications are working or not. It also helps with early diagnosis.
A good starting point for tracking your blood pressure at home is to own an Apple Watch which you can buy at $349 from Amazon. The smartwatch isn’t enough capable to measure your blood pressure all alone. You will find a lot of tools and devices that you can pair it with to monitor your blood pressure and automatically sync the data with your Apple Watch’s health app.
Here are some ways your Apple Watch can help keep your blood pressure and health in check using some wireless blood pressure monitors.
It is like a portable monitor which takes clinically accurate readings. It has a built-in screen that shows your readings instantly so that you don’t have to consult your phone screen each time. It syncs to your Apple watch via the Omron Connect mobile app using Bluetooth. You can purchase the device at $90.
Omron Evolv Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor; Image Source: mpo-mag.comor
At first, download the Omron Connect app in your mobile. To pair the app with the monitor, turn on the Bluetooth on your mobile and press the connect button on the monitor. To start taking you measurements, you need to press the start button. Stay still until the readings appear on the monitor screen. To transfer the readings to the Omron Connect app, open the app and tap the sync button. The app is integrated with Apple Health which allows users to seamlessly transfer their blood pressure readings directly into Apple Watch.
It provides instant color-coded feedback and creates a chart of all your past measurements for easy tracking in its Health Mate app. You can sync your Withings BPM to your Apple Watch. You can get the device at $100.
Withings Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor; Image Source: o.canada.com
To take the measurements, press the start button of the device and also tap the start button of your iPhones Health Mate App. You can connect the app and the device via Bluetooh or our mobile phone’s data cable. Your systolic pressure, diastolic pressure and heart rate will be measured and uploaded to the app. You can also set reminders in the app to develop a routine to check your blood pressure regularly.
The Health Mate App can also be integrated with Apple Health app so that you can sync your Withings BPM to your Apple Watch.
It can accurately measure your systolic and diastolic blood pressure and can detect an irregular heartbeat. You can also set up reminders to notify you when it’s time to check your blood pressure. The QardioArm connects to the Qardio App ia Bluetooth to store the readings, which can also fully integrate with Apple Health. You can get this device at $99.
QardioArm Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor; Image Source: chodo.ru
The device monitors blood pressure not only like any other wireless blood pressure monitor but also contains some advanced features such as triple measurement and geotracking, so that you can see how your blood pressure changes at work, at home or on vacation.
It shows your systolic and diastolic blood pressure on the iHealth App and lets you know if your reading is normal or above average. When it is in offline mode, means it is not connected to the iHealth app, it offers up to 200 offline readings. Right after it is connected to the app, it uploads the offline readings and measurements. The iHealth App can be integrated with Apple Watch’s Apple Health app. You can get it at $100.
iHealth Feel Wireless Arm Blood Pressure Monitor; Image Source: expansys.co.nz
To use the device you need to download the free app which is iHealth App. The app allows for multiple users to input data which is stored and accessed separately. The readings can be recalled individually or shown in a graph form.
It has fit and movement sensors designed to ensure your readings are accurate if you fail to stay still. It can store up to 100 readings in the device and unlimited readings in the A&D Connect app.
A&D Medical Ultraconnect Wireless Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor; Image Source: pedometersusa.com
Connect the blood pressure monitor to your Apple Watch via Apple Health app as both the Apple Health app and A&D Connect app are integrated. You can get it at $100.
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