Your doctor may request you monitor your blood pressure at home. If this is the case, you will need to know how to do this correctly.

Monitoring your blood pressure at home is an excellent means of monitoring your cardiovascular health. Regular monitoring will help identify high blood pressure earlier.

In this video, Dr Jaunbocus, our resident GP, will demonstrate the correct technique to measure your blood pressure accurately at home. The video will also cover:

• What equipment you will need
• How to correctly perform a blood pressure reading at home
• How to perform an average home blood pressure check
• Do you have high blood pressure


#bloodpressure #highbloodpressure #homemonitoring


00:00 Intro
00:25 What Equipment Will I Need?
00:51 Preparation
01:11 Checking Your Blood Pressure (Using Your Machine)
02:01 Average Blood Pressure Monitoring
02:34 What is a High Blood Pressure?
03:04 Outro
03:13 Legal Disclaimer
03:18 End Screen


Patient Information videos produced by GMC registered/Certified Doctors.

Videos cover definitions, aetiology, symptoms, clinical features, management, prognosis and complications of a wide variety of medical topics.

1. Dr A. Hart-Pinto MBChB (Hons) BSc (Hons) MRCS
2. Dr Najeebah Jaunbocus MBChB MRCGP


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