Omron Digital Blood Pressure Machine Review
It has been recorded that nearly 70 million individuals (1 of every 3 adults) that reside, within the United States is suffering from hypertension (high blood pressure). It is reported that 52% of these individuals have their condition under control (CDC).
It has been determined that high blood pressure affects individuals 75 years and older and men more often than women at a rate of 11.1% verses 6.8%.
Omron Blood Pressure Machine
There are several different types of Omron digital blood pressure monitors available on today’s market. You will have to decide whether the upper arm or wrist cuff is more suitable for your needs. It is crucial to note that if your upper arm is extremely large, you may need to purchase a digital monitor that is equipped with an extra large cuff for more accurate readings.
Omron just happens to be the one of the most popular brands and physicians and pharmacists around the globe recommend it over other digital blood pressure machines.
Omron 10 Series Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor
The Omron 10 is very popular, since it is equipped with a adjustable ComFit cuff, which is capable of inflating around the entire upper 9-17″ arm and this along with ensure an accurate reading. You can also purchase a smaller 7-9″ cuff for children or elderly adults separately.
The display is equipped with large print and digits, so those that suffer from poor vision can clearly see the reading, without issue. The multi-colored indicator light will display your B/P reading in a specific range. If your reading is normal, it will light up green and if the reading is within the hypertensive level, it will light up orange. This is a great feature for those that are not familiar with normal and abnormal blood pressure ranges.
You can also store up to 200 previous blood pressure readings, so you can keep track of your blood pressure more efficiently. You can take your machine with you to the physician’s office, so they can see that you have been diligent with monitoring your B/P and record the readings in your chart.
Battery and Electric Powered
You will receive an AC adapter with your purchase. Omron requires 4 AA rechargeable or non-rechargeable batteries, which you will need to purchase separately.
The monitor measures in around 6.5″ L x 5″ W. Omron 10 Series is capable of taking 3 consecutive readings and then averages these out to give you a precise measurement.
- Very affordable
- Cuff is very comfortable
- User Friendly
- Cuff wraps around the upper arms and secures with Velcro
- Adjustable cuff for multi-person use