Blood Pressure

Numed Healthcare supply a range of 24 hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitors (ABPM), cuffs and accessories. Our monitors are suitable for prolonged use by patients for the effective monitoring of blood pressure.

One of our best-selling ABPMs is the IEM Mobil-O-Graph 24 Hour ABPM. It is fully integrated with the leading NHS clinical systems from EMIS, TPP and Vision, making it another popular choice. This ABPM is perfect for monitoring blood pressure for up to 48 hours and has achieved the highest possible A/A grade for accuracy from the British Hypertension Society.

Alongside our wide range of highly effective accurate Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitors, we stock a variety of accessories. We supply everything from home cuffs and power adaptors, right through to disposable sleeves and USB download cables.

What causes high blood pressure?

We don’t know exactly what can cause high blood pressure in a person. Some factors are out of a patient’s control such as; age, family history and ethnicity.

However, there are some lifestyle factors that can increase your risk:

- Eating too much salt

- Not eating enough vegetables and fruit

- Drinking too much alcohol

- You are overweight

(Blood Pressure UK)

According to the NHS, for 1 in 20 patients, high blood pressure is due to an underlying condition or some medication.

Some conditions that could lead to high blood pressure include:

- Diabetes

- Kidney disease

- Lupus

- Hormone problems

- Long-term kidney infections