Your Guide To Buying The Best Pressure Monitor .. And How To Use?

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If you frequently suffer from high or low blood pressure, you should have a blood pressure monitor at home, and you are definitely confused about choosing the best device.

If the choice is difficult, we will be your guide to choose the appropriate device, the features of each device, and the best blood pressure monitor in Egypt.

Best blood pressure monitors:

Granzia devices: There are several pressure monitors from Granzia with an Italian design and accurate results, including:

1- Granzia Smarta Blood Pressure Monitor:

Digital cuff device with a distinctive Italian design. It doesn't need a stethoscope. The symbol SYS refers to systolic blood pressure while DIA refers to diastolic blood pressure and Pulse refers to the heart rate. It contains a memory up to 60 measurements. It comes with a two-year warranty, and is approved by the World Health Ministry. The device consists of a cuff made of dacron material, and the digital device itself. The most important feature of the device is the presence of a large illuminated screen on which the readings appear clearly, and an adapter to charge it. It is distinguished by that it works with batteries and can be charged with the included batteries.

 

    2- Granzia Carica Blood Pressure Monitor:

    Automatic upper arm blood pressure monitor gives your accurate and quick results of blood pressure and heart rate, Italian design. The device is characterized by the presence of an indicator indicating that the battery is running low, and another indication that the pressure is disciplined, high or low. It works with batteries and can be charged with USB comes with the device that can be connected to any charger or computer. It has an audio reading and this feature is perfect for the visually impaired. It measures the mean average pressure after every three readings. Holds the European Quality Mark. It contains a memory of 90 measurements. It  has a two-year warranty and comes a special bag to save the device and its belongings. Soft, hypoallergenic cuff palm size 22-32 cm with large LCD screen.

     

      3- Granzia Astro Blood Pressure Monitor:

      Upper arm blood pressure monitor used to measure blood pressure and heart rate. Its screen is large compared to other monitors suitable for the visually impaired. It has an indicator that indicates the battery is running low or there is a problem with the pressure readings. It has a memory of up to 500 measurements. This device can be used periodically for two people because it contains 2 memory cards. Each memory can be assigned to a person and the measurements of each one can be recorded separately. The device gives an average of the last three measurements. It comes with a special bag for storing. The device works with batteries and can be charged by adapter. The monitor has a two-year warranty.

       

        4- Granzia Aneroid Sphygmomanometer:

        To measure blood pressure by the old traditional methods that depend on hearing the systolic and diastolic blood pressure using a stethoscope, and to follow the movement of the pointer. The device is characterized by extreme accuracy. The external frame of the device is solid and anti-shock. Two years guarantee. Light and easy to carry.

         

          5- Granzia Mercury Sphygmomanometer: 

          The best and most accurate mercury device in the Egyptian market. Granzia mercury sphygmomanometer is distinguished from other mercury sphygmomanometers by:

           

            1- It comes with a Granzia stethoscope.

            2- The first device comes in a 5-split storage box, allowing you to place medications and regulate treatment.

            3- Two years guarantee.

            4- The Cuff The is made of cotton, which provides comfort and no skin sensitivity.

             

            Rossmax devices:

            1- Rossmax electric upper arm blood pressure monitor:

            It is used to measure blood pressure and heart rate. The accurate results appear on the screen in a few seconds. A large digital screen with a backlight that shows: SYS refers to systolic blood pressure and its normal range is 120 mm / Hg, DIS Indicates the diastolic blood pressure measurement with a normal range of 80 mm / Hg and Pulse to measure heart rate. The device works with batteries. Easy and simple to use.

             

              2- Rossmax digital wrist blood pressure monitor:

              A small, watch-like device that is worn on the wrist. It measures the heartbeat and blood pressure. Large digital screen with backlight. The device works with regular batteries. It has a memory up to 90 measurements.

               

                3- Rossmax Aneroid Blood Pressure Monitor:

                One of the best in the Egyptian market. Its results are highly accurate. The most important feature about this device is that it comes with a high-quality stethoscope, which makes it ready for use upon purchase.

                 

                  Disadvantages of aneroid blood pressure monitors:

                  It is not recommended for those with hearing problems; This is due to the difficulty of hearing the systolic and diastolic blood pressure in the stethoscope.

                  Not recommended for those with visual problems; This is because it is difficult to notice the pointer and know the measurement.

                  It is not recommended to be used by the elderly to measure pressure for themselves if they have nerve problems because it is difficult to use a pump.

                  But these shortcomings do not diminish the value of the aneroid blood pressure monitors, as some people prefer them because of their highly accurate results.

                   Alex sphygmomanometer:

                  One of the best blood pressure monitors in the market. The device consists of:

                  •  Inflatable arm (cuff): It is worn in the hand over the elbow joint and a stethoscope is placed over the vein.
                  • Pump: used to inflate the bracelet with air to prevent the flow of blood and then deflate it by moving the button over the pump in a counterclockwise direction to empty the air, then systolic and diastolic blood pressure is measured by the sound heard in the stethoscope.
                  • Mercury scale: It has an indicator for systolic and diastolic blood pressure.

                  The disadvantages of the device: Stethoscope is not included, but it can be purchased at a special price through Medical Me.

                  After we talked about the most common devices in the market, the advantages and disadvantages of each device. We'll look at how to use each type of blood pressure monitor separately:

                • How to use the digital upper arm (cuff) monitor : 

                • 1- Wear the cuff in the left hand about 2 cm above the elbow joint.

                  2- Tighten the arm well so that the distance between the hand and the bracelet is about 2 fingers.

                  3- Press the start button, and the reading will appear within seconds.

                  4- The device shuts down automatically or press the stop button.

                  5- There is a button by clicking on it showing the previous readings.

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                • How to use the mercury sphygmomanometer :

                • 1- Wear the arm or cuff over the elbow joint, about 2 cm.

                  2- The stethoscope is placed under the cuff.

                  3- The pump is used to inflate the bracelet with air to prevent blood flow and then deflate it by moving the button above the pump in a counterclockwise direction.

                  4- Systolic and diastolic blood pressure is measured by the sound heard in the stethoscope and the movement of the mercury strip.

                  5- When you hear the first sound in the stethoscope and note the number on the mercury strip, this number indicates the systolic blood pressure, and the second reading when you hear the second sound in the stethoscope and noticing the number on the strip that indicates the diastolic blood pressure.

                   

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                • How to use the digital wrist blood pressure monitor:

                • 1- The device is small and looks like a watch.

                  2- The device screen is facing the palm of the hand.

                  3- Wear the device about 2 cm above the palm.

                  4- Rest your hand on any surface at a 90-degree angle with the device screen facing you.

                  5- Press the start button, and a blood pressure and heart rate reading will appear in a matter of seconds:

                  SYS to measure systolic blood pressure with a normal range of 120 mm / Hg.

                  DIS to measure diastolic blood pressure and normal range of 80 mm / Hg.

                  Pulse to measure heart rate.

                   

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                • How to use the aneroid blood pressure monitor :

                • 1- Wear the arm or cuff in the left hand over the elbow joint and then close well.

                  2- Place the round part of the stethoscope under the cuff.

                  3- The pump is used to inflate the arm with air to prevent the flow of blood and then deflate it by moving the button above the pump in a counterclockwise direction to empty the air.

                  4- Systolic and diastolic blood pressure is measured by the sound on the stethoscope and the movement of the pointer on the watch-like part.

                  5- When the first sound is heard on the stethoscope, the indicator points to a number (indicating systolic blood pressure), and the second sound is heard and the indicator points to a number (diastolic blood pressure).

                   

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                  Medical Me also provides supplies for pressure devices such as:

                  1- Pressure monitors’ stethoscope:

                  Stethoscopes are used with aneroid and mercury manometers.

                  If the device is not supplied with a stethoscope or it was lost, we offer two types of stethoscopes for you.

                  a- Alex stethoscope:  

                  It is used for medical examination and blood pressure measurement.

                  Placed under cuff to hear the systolic and diastolic blood pressure.

                  b- Granzia stethoscope:

                  With an Italian design and one of the best stethoscopes in the market; Because it is sensitive to the lowest sounds.

                  Can be used to hear heartbeats and medical examinations.

                  2- Adapter:

                   It is used to charge some types of electric blood pressure monitors instead of using batteries.

                  Adapter 6 volts imported 1 amp and Versatile.

                  3- Upper arm, cuff:

                  • The mercury sphygmomanometer’s cuff:

                  Use if your mercury device’s cuff is damaged or cut.

                  It contains two spouts. One of them is connected to the pump and the other to the mercury part of the device.

                  • Digital monitors’ cuff:

                  Use if the digital blood pressure cuff is damaged. It contains one spout that is connected to the device.

                  Certainly, there is no doubt about the necessity to have a home blood pressure monitor. It helps you to know if you feel any strange symptoms if they are related to your blood pressure or not, to follow your state improvement in medications and to save your effort going to pharmacies just to measure blood pressure. 

                  Medical Me provides the solution you can just order the blood pressure monitor you want and they will send you at home as fast as possible.

                   

                  Sources: https://www.healthline.com/health-news/how-a-home-blood-pressure-test-devices-accuracy-use-correctly

                   

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