Device-Guided Breathing for Hypertension: a Summary Evidence Review

Kamal R. Mahtani, Tumas Beinortas, Karolis Bauza, David Nunan Cite this article as: Mahtani, K.R., Beinortas, T., Bauza, K. et al. Curr Hypertens Rep (2016) 18: 33. doi:10.1007/s11906-016-0631-z Abstract Persistently raised blood pressure is one of the major risk factors for diseases such as myocardial infarction and stroke. Uncontrolled hypertension is also associated with high rates of mortality, particularly in middle and high-income … More Device-Guided Breathing for Hypertension: a Summary Evidence Review

Home blood pressure monitoring to diagnose hypertension in primary care

How long you should carry out home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) to aid a diagnosis of hypertension? Current NICE guidance states: When using HBPM to confirm a diagnosis of hypertension, ensure that: for each blood pressure recording, two consecutive measurements are taken, at least 1 minute apart and with the person seated and blood pressure is … More Home blood pressure monitoring to diagnose hypertension in primary care