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How to measure blood pressure correctly


Before the measurement

Avoid eating, drinking coffee and smoking 30 minutes before measurement.

Avoid activity and find time to relax for 5-10 minutes.

Avoid thick or close-fitting garments on the upper arm.


Sitting Comfortably Measurement

Place your feet flat on the floor. 

Sit on a back-supported chair. 

Don’t cross your legs.

Fit the cuff closely, but not too tight

Place the artery-mark on the cuff over your artery.

Position the cuff 1-2 cm above your elbow.

The middle of the cuff should be at the level of the heart.

Keep your arm still during the measurement.

Do not speak during the measurement.

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