Your doctor may ask you to keep track of your blood pressure at home. To do this, you will need to get a home blood pressure monitor. The monitor you choose should be of good quality and fit well.
MANUAL BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORS
DIGITAL BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORS
TIPS FOR MONITORING YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE
Hypertension - home monitoring
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