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Omron Healthcare Ultra Premium Blood Pressure Monitor

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Omron Healthcare Ultra Premium Blood Pressure Monitor

According to the American Heart Association, nearly one in three American adults has high blood pressure. Due to the condition’s lack of overt symptoms, a third of those with the disease have no idea that they are afflicted. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is not called the “silent killer” for nothing: it’s a serious ailment that can lead to heart attack, kidney failure or stroke before the problem is ever detected. But take heart: with careful monitoring, high blood pressure is relatively easy to reduce and control. And with Omron Healthcare’s Ultra Premium Blood Pressure Monitor, it’s possible to track your blood pressure without leaving your home or raising your heart rate.

Omron Healthcare Elite 7300W Women's Blood Pressure Monitor

The best thing about Omron’s Blood Pressure Monitor is that it’s incredibly simple to use. You don’t have to be a rocket scientist—or even a regular old M.D.—to take readings as frequently as you'd like, upload the information to your computer and track your progress using Omron’s Health Management Software, and even pass the results along to your doctor. The unit is also nicely compact and could easily be stored in a nightstand for convenient morning and bedtime readings. It takes all the pressure off keeping track of your pressure, which means you can focus on getting—and keeping—your heart healthy and your blood pumping.

Omron also offers the Elite 7300W Women's Blood Pressure Monitor for ladies on the go. The monitor features two different cuff sizes, a travel case, a large digital screen, an 84-reading memory capacity and a medication reminder alarm.

Price: Ultra Premium Blood Pressure Monitor: $76;Women's Blood Pressure Monitor: $100

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