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Frequently Asked Questions

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Questions about blood pressure measurement in general


Questions about measurement devices


Questions about measurement results


My device gives readings that are too low

  • Check that you are using the correct cuff size. A cuff that is too big or wide leads to false-low readings.
  • Keep your wrist or upper arm at heart level. If the site where the measurement is taken is too high, this leads to false-low readings.
  • If you are still concerned, have your measurement device checked where you obtained it.


Questions about methods of blood pressure measurement