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How to measure arterial pressure

For measurement of a blood pressure there is a special device, which each of you can practically buy in any drugstore.

Pressure is measured in a prone position or sitting, after a 5-minute relaxation when breath and an intimate rhythm will come in norm.

  1. For adults than 12 sm are used in the width not less, for children let out devices with narrower.

    impose on a shoulder so that its bottom edge was approximately on 2 sm above an elbow bend. Then by means of a pear start to force air. It is recommended to continue forcing of air until pressure will not rise on 20 mm hg already after disappearance of pulse.

    Then air gradually is issued and during the certain moment when blood again will overcome resistance of the pressed vessel, we hear occurrence of pulse in headphones. Indications on a scale of the device, concurrent with this occurrence, - also are indications top () pressure. Listening further a current of blood, we define the moment when sounds in headphones stop, is a parameter bottom () pressure.

    Doctors recommend to measure pressure three times and as a result to consider results of last measurement. Between measurements 2-3 minutes should make an interval

    That who considers itself absolutely healthy, it is recommended to measure pressure not less often than time in 3 months. To the people, suffering a Hypertension symptoms

, it is necessary to measure arterial pressure not less often than once a day. And it will be very good, if you accustom yourselves messages daily records, fixing the received results, is will help you and it is easy to your attending physician to track dynamics and features of your disease.


The world day of struggle against a hypertension which is spent since 2005 under the initiative of the World league of struggle against hypertension , in it to year passed under the slogan « Salt and high arterial pressure: two silent murderers ».

- Speak, that if at the person the raised pressure with the years it will raise, and it can live with it. And in general, while it you do not feel, all is normal...

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