Which type of Blood Pressure Monitor is better


With plenty of different brands and models of Blood Pressure Monitor, finding the right Blood Pressure Monitor can be a rather painstaking affair. There are so many factors to consider when picking the appropriate Blood Pressure Monitor. Price, accuracy, cuff size, user-friendliness, tech features are some of the main features when it comes to choose the Right Blood Pressure Monitor.

There are mainly 2 types of blood pressure monitors for home blood pressure monitoring. Upper arm monitors and Wrist monitors. Both types of BP Monitors have their Pros and Cons. Here is a simple comparative chart of the 2 different options.

Upper Arm VS Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor

 

Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitors

Wrist Blood Pressure Monitors

Accuracy

For clinically validated models, accuracies are inline with international standards.

 

For clinically validated models, accuracies are inline with international standards.

 

Portability & Convenience

Bulky and less portable. 

Compact size which makes it portable and ideal for travel.

 

Usability

Less convenient as it requires user to roll up the sleeves and get the strap on the arm.

Small and easy to put on.

Detect Irregular Heartbeat (non-specific)

Most upper arm blood pressure monitors can detect.

Most wrist blood pressure monitors can detect.

Detect Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

Only limited models of upper arm blood pressure monitors.

No, there isn’t any wrist blood pressure monitor that can detect.

Detect other types of Cardiac Arrhythmias (Premature Contraction, Tachycardia, Brachycardia)

Only selected Rossmax blood pressure monitors can detect (X5, X9).

No, there isn’t any wrist blood pressure monitor that can detect.

Bluetooth

Only limited models of upper arm blood pressure monitors.

Only limited models of wrist blood pressure monitors.

Smartphone Connectivity to an app or a software

Only limited models of upper arm blood pressure monitors.

Only limited models of wrist blood pressure monitors.

 

What is Arrhythmia (Irregular Heartbeat) and Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

Arrhythmia is a generic term for an abnormal heartbeat. There are many types of Arrhythmias such as:

  • Supraventricular arrhythmias (tachycardia) when the heart could be beating too fast.
  • Bradycardia, when the heart is beating too slowly.
  • Premature Contraction also known as an early heartbeat.
  • Atrial Fibrillation, when the heart is beating rapidly and disorderly.

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is a common type of serious Arrhythmia that refers to rapid, disordered heartbeat rhythm. As the heart beats irregularly, it affects blood flow through the heart and makes it susceptible to the forming of blood clots. The blood clots can travel from the heart to the brain where they can cause embolism in the blood vessels, which may lead to a stroke.  

Detect Atrial Fibrillation and other types of Arrhythmia with Rossmax Blood Pressure Monitors

Rossmax’s PARR technology detects atrial fibrillation, premature contraction, tachycardia and bradycardia during regular blood pressure checks without any additional user skills, user interaction and measurement prolongation. It is the world’s first technology to detect Premature Contraction. When a coronary artery is clogged, it leads to a lack of oxygen in the ventricle peripheral to the arterial supply area. This may establish a pathological pacemaker which irregularly triggers contractions. Premature Contraction are among one of many other underlying reasons that may indicate the presence of coronary heart disease, hence, it is important to diagnose it early.

Types of Rossmax Blood Pressure Monitors and individual features

 1. Rossmax Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor X5, w Bluetooth App

Rossmax Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor X5, w Bluetooth App, is one of the “PARR” Rossmax Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor that prevents the risk of cardio disease and stroke by early detection of atrial fibrillation and premature contraction. If you are a Rossmax Healthstyle App user, the Blood Pressure Monitor also comes with a Bluetooth low energy technology that allows you to sync and manage your Blood Pressure numbers into the App. Read more on Rossmax Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor X5, w Bluetooth App.

2. ROSSMAX Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor X3

If you are looking for a blood pressure monitor with easy-to-use features to monitor blood pressure and irregular heartbeat, Blood Pressure Monitor X3 might be what you are looking for. The Blood Pressure Monitor comes with a One-touch Automatic Operation and Real fuzzy Technology. Real Fuzzy Technology determines ideal cuff pressure based on the user’s systolic blood pressure and arm size. Users no longer have to undergo unnecessary discomfort caused by high inflation settings, and it also prevents inaccurate readings caused by erroneous cuff inflation levels. Read more on Rossmax Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor X3.

3. ROSSMAX Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor AC701

If high accuracy is your priority, ROSSMAX Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor AC701 is the way to go! With proprietary microphone built into the arm cuff, the Digital Korotkoff technology delivers absolute accuracy by using the advanced dual sensor cuff system that senses both pressure and sound.  Read more on Rossmax Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor AC701.

4. ROSSMAX Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor MW701

Make life easier for the elderly in your household by magnified devices. Rossmax MW701 blood pressure monitor designed with larger LCD screens and readings allows low visioned elderly users to view blood pressure with ease without squinting their eyes trying to focus. Read more about Rossmax MW701 blood pressure monitor.

5. ROSSMAX Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor CF155

Rossmax CF155 Blood Pressure Monitor is the basic blood pressure monitor that provides you with all the essential basic features of a blood pressure monitor. Not only does it provide you with the average of last 3 readings, but it could also detect irregular heartbeat. Read more on Rossmax Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor CF155.

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Using Healthstyle Application to monitor your blood pressure readings

If you are a Rossmax user, you could have already known how to track your health with the Rossmax Healthstyle App. Likewise, you can also monitor your blood pressure measurements by syncing your measurements via Bluetooth. The comprehensive health Dashboard also allows you to see all your measurements in one place conveniently.

Why Rossmax Blood Pressure Monitor is the best Home Blood Pressure Monitor

PARR technology detects different types of arrhythmias

Cardiac disorders need medical attention and thus it is important to diagnosis its symptoms early. Most blood pressure monitors can detect heart irregularities (IHB), it is a common feature of a blood pressure monitor. Rossmax’s Pulse Arrhythmia Technology (PARR) prevents the risk of cardio disease and stroke by early detection of different types of arrhythmia such as atrial fibrillation, premature contraction, tachycardia, and bradycardia. It is a unique advance technology that other Blood Pressure Monitors could not provide.

Clinically Validated and Internationally Certified

Rossmax Blood Pressure Monitors are clinically accurate, tested and well recognised by institutions such as the British Hypertension Society (BHS) and the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) that confirm the accuracy, safety, stability, reliability, and high performance of the entire product range.

One of the leaders in the global healthcare market

Rossmax has over 30 years of medical device manufacturing experience and has distributed over 10 million sets of blood pressure monitors all over the world. It provides a holistic health style approach to its users and it has been investing in research and development.

The bottom line

High blood Pressure is an asymptomatic condition that is detrimental to cardiac health, and it must be detected early to be prevented and treated. Having a Home Blood Pressure Monitor at home is definitely beneficial for home monitoring, however, if you are unsure of which blood pressure monitor to go with, do consult your doctor and listen to their advice.