Microlife Blood Pressure Monitor Review

Do you suffer from hypertension or COPD and occasionally find yourself needing to check your blood pressure or oxygen saturation level? If so, you should definitely consider purchasing a home pulse oximeter and digital blood pressure cuff. There are many benefits to owning these two devices, especially, if you are plagued with intermittent hypoxia, hypertension, or hypotension.

Boots Blood Pressure Monitor

If you are searching for a table top, digital blood pressure machine that will provide convenience in all ways, you should definitely consider the Boots wrist monitor. All you need to do is fasten the monitor over the wrist and push the “O/I” button. The cuff will immediately begin to inflate, while immediately beginning to check your blood pressure level.

The great thing about this device is it is capable of storing 90 blood pressure readings, so you can monitor your B/P levels much better. You can also take the monitor to the physician’s office with you to show him that you have been diligently monitoring your levels.

The Boots requires 2 AAA batteries, which is included in the purchase, along with a storage case. You will receive an alert, if the cuff is malposition on the arm. The irregular heartbeat detection is also very beneficial for individuals that suffer from tachycardia and bradycardia.

Make sure that you read the instructions thoroughly, before use, because some devices require the individual to hold arm out with elbow down on the table.

PROS:
  • Very user friendly
  • Stores 90 readings
  • Very portable and lightweight

pulse oximeter review

Pulse Oximeter Reviews

The Nonin GO2 Achieve finger pulse oximeter is a high-quality device that provide the most accurate oxygen saturation levels next to an arterial blood gas test. Nonin will also check your pulse, as well.

It is so easy to use, because it will begin to check your 02 sat immediately, without you needing to push any buttons. Requires 1 AAA battery, which is included in the purchase price.

Fits fingers between 0.3-1.0″ in thickness. Not suitable for young children, so keep this in mind, when purchasing the Nonin G02. Has a built-in hole at the top end of the device, which is suitable for a lanyard.

PROS:

  • Scientifically tested for accuracy
  • 2-Year warranty
  • Made in the United States, which says enough about the quality of the Nonin

Normal O2 sat levels in 95-100% on room air and levels below 90% are considered low.

microlife blood pressure monitor

Microlife Blood Pressure Monitor Review

If you are searching for a high-quality blood pressure monitor that is capable of providing you with accurate readings, comparisons with national standards, and analysis software, then Microlife is the device for you. This monitor is designed to provide convenience in every way, since it is so user friendly and supports 2 users.

The cuff slips over the arm and fastens with Velcro. You will also receive two different cuffs with your purchase, medium (9.25-13.5″) and large (12″-12″). The Microlife is equipped with a large tilted display, so you see the results, without difficulty.

Requires 4 AA batteries, which is included in the deal. You will also receive an AC electrical adapter with your purchase, so you will have the option of plugging the device into an electrical outlet and opt out on battery power.

You also have the option of downloading the analysis software, so you can print out your stored B/P readings and take them to the physician’s office with you. There have been some complaints with the software, since it is not compatible with Windows 7.

PROS:

  • 5-Year warranty included
  • USB cable included for PC downloads
  • Stores 99 readings for 2 different users
  • Averaging Technology is built in to the device, which will take 3 measurements and give the user an averaged reading
  • Warning signal for irregular heartbeat

Blood Pressure Chart

  • Normal – 120/80
  • Prehypertension – 120-139   80-89
  • Stage 1 hypertension 140-159     90-99
  • Stage 2 hypertension 160 and above   100 and above