... This is two-parter.
I had to look at the manual and I found :
" Accuracy/Calibration: Pressure: ±3mmHg or 2% of reading
Pulse: ±5% of reading "
So if it would be so inaccurate, wouldn't people return and complain and such?!
The other reason I looked at the manual was to see if those are rechargeable batteries. They are not. Here is what happened this morning. I measured... (12 replies)
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... had blood work drawn.... ... (3 replies)
What Im trying to state is yes you can get repeated higher readings from one reading if it scares you, if I got a reading of 150/90 one day, I was taking it 3 times an hour, watching and watching, I was sensitizing myself to the higher number, and the more I worried the higher it would go. Example 160/96. I was literally freaked out over the readings, scared to... (10 replies)
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... soflsun, prior to dropping the Quinapril, my blood pressure was running too low, most of the day. ... (21 replies)
... My blood pressure averaged 132/87, pulse 71, for the 90 plus readings I've taken since September 2007. I've decided to take the DASH 14 day Challenge to see if I could drop my pressures more with the hope/goal of reaching a 120/80, :angel:.
I've been on the DASH diet for 1 week now...here are the results for the first week...
First reading in am before breakfast without... (4 replies)
... hi! first off im 23 with just frequent pvc's no underlining. I take varapamil 120mg everynight before bed. i do eat unhealthy, last 4 nights included, i dont drink beer or anything and i dont smoke. so heres my issue.
Tonight i went into a Target store with my GF and my friend, after about 10 min of walking around i stoped to play a handheld game in there electronics... (9 replies)
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