Blood Pressure Wrist
I take 4 successive
readings, an average of 4 times daily, using my heart rate
The 4 readings in-a-row give a relative indication of HRV -
how much does your heart rate vary over the short term.
Taking 4 readings also provide a means to check
repeatability - of both me, and the monitor.
After you learn to trust the heart rate monitor, you begin
to know that the variations are YOURS, and not the
Here is a summary of my
heart rate variability.
Here is a sample of my Blood
Pressure Record/ Heart Rate
You most certainly
will be able to relate your BP/ Pulse readings to your
exercise, and lack of it.
See if you can also directly relate the readings to what you
All readings are kept in an Excel file, (samples
referenced above) for over 2 years now.
For all the data,
in MS Excel format (file size = 1.2M),
here is My
Personal Omron Blood Pressure Monitor
Omron BP-652 Wrist BP
Doctors frequently bad-mouth
these wrist BP monitors as being "unreliable".
They simply must be used correctly. It is the USER who is
Absolute height is the most important factor, as well as
Always follow the same routine.
Wait 5 minutes after you sit down, before beginning.
Take 4 slow, long breaths before you push the button.
Wrist blood pressure monitors are convenient
The Omron blood pressure monitor ($70-Costco) is reliable,
repeatable and accurate.
You no longer have to wonder every day - now you can
Buy one today, and USE IT religiously. If you