This is a blood pressure monitor that is extremely easy to use as it has only one button. It clearly indicates your blood pressure level, interprets the results and keeps your blood pressure log. As it is so simple, it is great for elderly. However, it is crucial to try the cuff and see if it fits before buying this device.
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Pro Simple to use
This blood pressure monitor is simple to use because it has only one button to operate. You need to use the same button to turn on the device and start the measurements. This makes it great for usage by seniors since it does not need any advance set-up.
Pro Helps to keep your blood pressure log
This device has a memory of the capacity of 90 measurements. That allows tracking your blood pressure and pulse over a month. All stored measurements are numbered and have a date stamp. That provides an easy way to check previous pulse and blood pressure readings. Even though it does not provide a possibility to export the data into the computer, it comes with the paper blood pressure log template that allows you to record your blood pressure and pulse data. It is handy to take with you when you go to see your doctor.
Pro Interprets your readings
This blood pressure monitor interprets the readings because it has Pressure Rating indicator that monitors if the blood pressure is high, low, or normal making it easy to understand without any medical knowledge. The device only shows you the 3 numbers that matter the most (systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure, and pulse rate). They are clearly displayed on a large screen and interpreted according to the US JNC7 guidelines.
Pro Safe and accurate
This monitor is safe and accurate because it has been clinically tested and is approved by the European Hypertension Society and American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The LifeSource company provides a lifetime guarantee as well. That means that this monitor is reliable and provides the correct results every time.
Pro Detects an irregular heartbeat
Besides monitoring the blood pressure this device also has a heartbeat detector, which displays a symbol on the screen if it detects an irregular pulse rate. When the heartbeat is irregular, the monitor will adjust the measurements to provide an accurate blood pressure and pulse rate reading. Thus, you will always get extremely accurate readings.
Con Batteries and AC Adapter are not included
The LifeSource blood pressure monitor can be powered with batteries or AC adapter, however, the adapter and batteries have to be purchased separately. In comparison, there are blood pressure monitors on the market, which come together with the adapter making it easier for the customer to power the device.
Con Cuff size may not be suitable for everyone
Blood pressure monitors accuracy is dependent on the cuff fitting. In order to get accurate readings, it is crucial to purchase a device with the correct cuff size. Ordering the device, it is possible to choose between small and medium cuffs, but it depends on the model. Thus, it might be confusing to purchase the product as you need to choose between many different models and know your hand size.