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What is bradycardia and how to detect it with Microlife's PAD Technology?
Bradycardia is the medical term for low heart frequency. The heart frequency must be kept within certain limits in order to contribute to a physiological blood pressure and organ blood supply.
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High blood pressure should be measured at home
According to a new study, one in three Americans, has high blood pressure. Now, 65 million Americans have the potentially deadly condition, representing a 30% increase in incidence in the last 10 years. Experts say that anyone who has high blood pressure should be monitoring it regularly at home. Choosing an easy-to-use, accurate and reliable home monitor and using it correctly is simple if patients follow a few important tips.
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How can I get reliable blood pressure measurement results?
Electronic blood pressure monitors for home use are very reliable medical instruments. They measure your blood pressure as precisely as your doctor or nurse would. However, a great deal depends on the accuracy of the device being used, which is confirmed by way of a clinical validation, which all leading brands try to attain. All MICROLIFE monitors were developed together with doctors with accuracy and reliability tested in controlled patient studies.
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If you have high blood pressure, monitoring it at home could save your life
You have high blood pressure. You've changed your diet to lower it and you take medications each day to help control it. But, are you measuring your blood pressure regularly at home? If not, you should be. New, easy-to-use technology makes it easier than ever to monitor blood pressure yourself using blood pressure monitors that are as accurate as the one your doctor uses.
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Reliable readings with Microlife's Blood Pressure Monitors

Everyone's blood pressure is subject to wide variations. It is influenced by physical activity, daytime and mood. During the stress and strains of everyday life, deviations of 30 mmHg within minutes are quite normal.
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Statements related to Blood Pressure Monitoring with electronic Home Monitors
Original extracts of scientific papers published in the journal "Blood Pressure Monitoring"
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High precision when measuring blood pressure at wrist
The two arteries at the wrist are located directly under the skin and are surrounded by much less soft tissue than in the upper arm. Furthermore, these arteries are significantly thinner than the artery in the upper arm.
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Medical relevance of oscillometric blood pressure technology
Increased arterial blood pressures belong to the most relevant risk factors in the prosperous world. Long-term arterial hypertension leads inevitably to arteriosclerosis, which bears the risk of suffering from either a myocardial infarction or a brain stroke. These, so called "major vascular disease", are unfortunately very common in modern western world society.
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Repeat measurements are essential
Automatic blood pressure measurement results are frequently altered by significant variations. This is unsatisfactory, particularly when users are undergoing a self-monitored blood pressure treatment. A new method, MAM technology (Microlife Average Mode), reduces the extent of variations in measurement results, and is therefore recommended for the great majority of self-users.
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