In this day and age of day-to-day stress and hectic lifestyles, it’s always a smart idea to keep tabs on how your blood pressure is doing to know if it may be too low or too high. High blood pressure is something you don’t want to mess around with. Known as “the silent killer”, high blood pressure is often the precursor of more serious illnesses such as a heart attack, stroke or more.
High blood pressure (hypertension) is extremely hard to detect without constant monitoring, which makes it difficult for people to be aware of this condition. It can be scary being diagnosed with high blood pressure, but if you fully understand it and take control of it by regularly monitoring it, there are many things you can do to reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke due to high blood pressure.
There is good news. Not only can small changes in your lifestyle and diet lower blood pressure, but there’s an app for that! Now, your smartphone can be transformed into a personal blood pressure monitor device.
That’s right— PHR Plus has developed an app that works with a blood pressure monitor.So whether or not you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, or simply are at risk for hypertension, a blood pressure monitor app gives you and your doctor a way to better manage hypertension and take care of your total health.
Monitoring your blood pressure also aids in discovering what lifestyle changes or medications are helping to keep your blood pressure down.
When blood pressure is controlled, the risk of developing cardiovascular complications is lessened.Keeping tabs on your blood pressure is key for prevention and with our app, this blood pressure monitor makes for easy, everyday monitoring. To get the most out of a blood pressure monitor app, choose an app with these features:
- Tracking of blood pressure
- Export of information
- Medication-adherence tools
With a blood pressure monitor app you are able to stay on top of the game when it comes to your health!
Find out how you can keep all of your medical information in one place! PHR Plus will be launching in 2016 and will put YOU in control of your personal health information. Sign up for early access here!