Product Description OMRON is a leading wellness product manufacturing brand with years of medical expertise in its backing. Omron HEM-7112 Blood Pressure Monitor is a popular device used to measure blood pressure at home with the same precision as that of a health officer in hospital. Blood pressure represents the healthy functioning of the heart and other vital organs of the body. A raised Blood pressure value indicates that something is wrong with the heart. A higher BP signals that the arteries??™ walls are packed with cholesterol and grease causing restricted blood flow. It not only raises the chances of cardiac arrest and arteriosclerosis. Omron HEM-7112 Blood Pressure Monitor helps in detecting the first signs of hypertension and irregular heartbeat. Omron HEM-7112 Blood Pressure Monitor has a smart accuracy indicator that is error proof up to 3 mm of Hg pressure. The systolic and diastolic pressure values are indicated in digital mode with bold character in italics for better readability. With a memory chip set that can store readings up to twenty sessions, the Omron Monitor is a trusted unit available in smart colour combination. From the Manufacturer Automatic blood pressure monitorHypertension indicatorLast measurement recall Full automatic blood pressure monitor - Easy to use with simple one touch operation Hypertension IndicatorIf systolic or diastolic pressure is outside standard range (above 135 systolic/ 85 diastolic mmHg), the heartbeat symbol blinks. Systolic Blood PressureAbove 135 mmHgDiastolic Blood PressureAbove 85 mmHg This criteria is for home blood pressure measurement. Correct Measurement PostureWhen taking measurement, place your arm on the table so that the arm cuff is at the same level with your heart. Keep still and do not talk during measurement. Specifications ModelHEM-7112DisplayLCD Digital displayMeasurementOscillometric methodMeasurement rangePressure: 0 - 299 mmHgPulse: 40 - 180 beats/minAccuracyPressure: ?±3 mmHgPulse rate: ?±5% of readingInflationAutomatic by electric pumpDeflationAutomatic pressure release valvePower Source1.5V 4 ???AAA??? Batteries or AC adaptor (optional)Battery LifeApprox.300 uses with 4 new alkaline batteriesOperating Temperature / Humidityplus10?°C to +40?°C, 30% to 85% RHStorage Temperature / Humidity / Air Presureminus20?°C to +60?°C, 10% to 95% RH / 700-1060 hPaWeight of main unitApprox. 245g w/o batteriesCuff WeightApprox. 120gMain unit DimensionsApprox. 128mmX104mmX64mmCuff SizeApprox 146mm x 446mm (1) Cuff tube (600mm)Cuff CircumferenceFits arm circumferences 220 to 320mmCuff materialPolyester and NylonContentsMain Unit, Standard Adult Arm Cuff, Beattery Set, Instruction ManualOptional AccessoriesMedium Cuff (fits 220 to 320 mm arm circumference), Large Cuff (fits 320 to 420 mm arm circumference) and AC adaptor R??? Health InformationListen to your body. Take control of your health and live a fuller lifeOMRON wants everyone to live a normal, healthy and well-balanced life. The key is health management. We all need to take responsibility for our own health. Why is it a good thing to measure blood pressure at homeHaving your Blood pressure measured by a doctor can cause anxiety which is itself a cause of high blood pressure. As a variety of conditions affect blood pressure, a single measurement may not be sufficient for an accurate diagnosis. Many factors such as physical activity, anxiety or the time of a day, can influence your blood pressure. Thus it is best to try and measure your blood pressure at the same time each day, to get an accurate indication of any changes in blood pressure. Blood pressure is typically low in the morning and increases from afternoon to evening. It is lower in the summer and higher in the winter. Knowledge that empowersOMRON is renowned for designing advanced monitors for use by medical professionals in clinics and hospitals. But we believe prevention is more effective than any treatment. Information about your health shouldn't just be available to your doctor. We want to empower people to know and understand their bodies so they can control illnesses or avoid them altogether. That's why we offer healthcare products that enable anyone to monitor their health in their own home, so they stay healthy and stay out of hospital. When your body talks, we can help you listen. Dietary Keys To Reducing High Blood PressureFruits and Juices Increase consumption of juices, fruits (especially bananas) and whole grain based cereals to counteract high levels of potassium found in other foods and in your body. Monounsaturated Fats Increase consumption of products with monounsaturated fats, such as olive oil, in your diet can greatly diminish your risk of high blood pressure and may even eliminate the need to take medication to control the situation. Omega-3 Fatty Acids Increase consumption of omega-3 fatty acids that are commonly found in cold-water fish. These acids are proven to reduce high-blood pressure as well as lower your cholesterol. Whole Oats Increase consumption of whole oats help to help control your high blood pressure. Additionally, they also have positive affects on cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Vitamin C Increase consumption of products containing Vitamin C to battle high blood pressure. This may mean a daily vitamin supplement or be part of an increased consumption of fruits, such as oranges. Professional office BP guidelines based on classification by the WHOThe World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) developed the Blood Pressure Classification shown in this figure. This classification is based on the blood pressure values measured on people in a sitting position in outpatient departments of hospitals. Helpful Blood Pressure RemindersHave your blood pressure checked by your doctor.If you have high blood pressure, follow your doctor's advice about changing your diet and lifestyle habits.If your doctor has prescribed medication for your high blood pressure, it is very important to take it regularly. If you have any new symptoms, call your doctor.Measure and record your blood pressure at home regularly. This information may be valuable to your doctor in evaluating your condition.Cooperate. You and your doctor must work together in order to keep your blood pressure and your diabetes under control. Understanding Why High Blood Pressure Is A ProblemGenerally, normotension (normal blood pressure) is defined as less than 130mmHg for systolic value (SBP) and less than 85mmHg for diastolic value (DBP). The higher the blood pressure, the more load on the blood vessels, and this can damage the vessels. In the worst case, blood vessel walls can develop holes causing internal bleeding. When this happens in the brain, it is called a stroke. In addition, high blood pressure increases the myocardial workload so that the heart must work harder to maintain adequate blood flow to the body. This causes ischemic heart disease (IHD) such as a heart attack (myocardial infarction) and angina. People with hypertension have the increased risk of suffering from of having a stroke. Conversely, It is also known that those with normal blood pressure have a lesser risk of ischemic heart disease (myocardial infarction and angina) and stroke. Thus, it can be concluded that keeping blood pressure within a normal range to prevent these occurrences is of the utmost importance. Importance of Home BP MonitoringDoctors, diabetes educators, physician assistants, nurses and other healthcare professionals recommend home blood pressure monitoring for various reasons, including the ability to provide them with better information to understand and manage your high blood pressure.Many types of hypertension can only be detected by monitoring your blood pressure at home, including:White-coat Hypertension: blood pressure reading is high in doctor's office but lower at homeMasked Hypertension: blood pressure reading is low in doctor's office but higher at homeMorning Hypertension: blood pressure reading is higher in the morning Additionally, many factors can affect your blood pressure, including physical exertion, emotional fluctuations, medications and stress, so having your blood pressure monitored at a Pharmacy with an in-store device after you have been shopping or walking around might not provide you with the most accurate measurement. Monitoring your blood pressure at home allows you to more easily get to a relaxed state and the flexibility to take your measurements at various times during the day. By keeping track of your home blood pressure readings, you can provide your healthcare professional with a log of blood pressure measurements over time, which can help them evaluate the effectiveness or need for medication.