TempIR BP Monitor Review – An FDA Medically Certified Blood Pressure Monitor

AT A GLANCE: QUICK RATINGS

Memory store for BP readings

80%

Comfortable in use

90%

Ease of Use

95%

Battery Life

100%

Where To Get It

A Deep Dive Into TempIR BP Monitor

The TempIR Digital Blood Pressure Monitor with wrist cuff has been reviewed by Tristan Haskins. An FDA medically certified blood pressure monitor with the ability to store up to 90 readings.

A super bright LCD display clearly shows your blood pressure (diastolic & systolic) with pulse rate and memory recording number. The colour coded bar on the left indicates where your blood pressure lies within WHO (World Health Organisation) guidelines.

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  • Who Is It For?

  • Video Review

  • Pros

  • Cons

  • Live readout of Systolic & Diastolic blood pressure with pulse rate in BPM
  • WHO (World Health Organisation) Indicator. Colour coded blood pressure levels according to WHO classification
  • One touch operation for ease of use
  • FDA Certified, medically tested and endorsed
  • Normal and irregular pulse monitor
  • Easy to read LCD display shows all measurements, date and time on the same screen
  • 90 recordings stored in memory. This helps understand the history of your blood pressure data
  • Comes complete 2 x AAA batteries
  • Battery save mode - shuts off after 60 seconds of no activity

Track and Record your BP

The image below highlights some of the key reasons for purchasing this blood pressure monitor. Tracking your blood pressure over time is a good way of detecting improvements in your BP conveniently from the comfort of your own home.

This device stores the last 90 recordings with a time and date stamp. Scrolling through these readings can help identify lifestyle changes that are having a positive impact lowering blood pressure.

How to use this BP Monitor

Using this blood pressure monitor is easy. Here’s some basic tips that can be found in the user manual.

  • Apply cuff as illustrated below and tighten firmly before starting the reading
  • Tighten cuff firmly ensuring it is snug. Not too tight or too loose.
  • Take blood pressure at the same time every day. In the morning shortly after getting up is best
  • Don’t use the monitor in a very cold environment
  • Don’t use monitor when you want to discharge urine
  • Avoid eating, alcohol, smoking, exercising, medications, and bathing for 30 minutes before measuring blood pressure
  • Rest in a chair for 5 to 10 minutes before taking a reading
  • Avoid talking or moving when measuring BP
  • Sit in a comfortable position and rest your arm on a table at approximately heart level for the reading
  • Note that your blood pressure can vary significantly in just a few minutes
  • For maximum accuracy you can use the option to average your last 3 readings

Gallery – TempIR BP Monitor

An example of a reading taken with this BP monitor. As you can see the indicator on the left shows GREEN – this reading is in the healthy NORMAL category. A reading of 128/82 is within the no risk category. The resting heart rate is shown as 57 bpm.

The image above shows how this device arrives with it’s outer cardboard box and plastic storage case. Instructions on the box and manual are written in good English. This  leaves no confusion regarding the operation of the unit or the interpretation of the blood pressure readings.

TempIR BP Online Reviews

Here’s a sample of the review rating for this blood pressure monitor and an extract from FL’s review, a medical doctor.

A bit about Blood Pressure Monitors

Anyone with an interest in their health and wellness should know what their Blood Pressure is. It is also important that you have an understanding of what the numbers mean.

Having a BP that is either too HIGH (hypertension) or too LOW (hypotension) is not something you can really feel or notice yourself. However, the long term affects of a high blood pressure can lead to life threatening issues like heart attack and stroke (ref¹). Low blood pressure, although not as serious, can lead to episodes of dizziness or even fainting.

All the blood pressure monitors reviewed on this website provide medically certified blood pressure readings with accurate diastolic and systolic readings. Your systolicblood pressure is the highest level your blood pressure reaches when your heart beats. Your diastolic blood pressure is the lowest level your blood pressure reaches as your heart relaxes between beats. If you are interested in electrocardiogram devices, I have reviewed some of the best, value for money ECG / EKG devices including the brilliant Kardia Mobile.

Understanding Blood Pressure readings 

Optimal BP

Ideally, we want to record a blood pressure below 120 over 80 (120/80). As the chart shows below this is considered OPTIMAL blood pressure. People with a BP below 120/80 have a much lower risk of heart disease or stroke.

Normal – High BP

Unfortunately, most adults have a blood pressure above this OPTIMAL level. A majority of adults have a blood pressure in between NORMAL and HIGH-NORMAL (shown in the chart below).

That is those with a BP from 120/80 to 140/90. If your blood pressure is within this range you should look at ways of reducing it. These changes can relate to general lifestyle eg. taking more exercise, reducing alcohol consumption and eating more fruit and vegetables.

Hypertension – Grade 1 to 3

Any blood pressure reading with a systolic reading over 140 and a diastolic reading over 90 can be considered to be High Blood Pressure.  If you have successive readings which consistently read in this HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE zone you should make an appointment to see your GP or nurse.

Summary Of Blood Pressures

The chart below shows the most widely used 6 x levels of blood pressure. These BP zones can be summarised thus

  • Grade 3 – Severe Hypertension > BP = 180+/110+
  • Grade 2 – Severe Hypertension > BP = 160+/100+
  • Grade 1 – Severe Hypertension > BP = 140+/90+
  • High – normal > BP = 130+/85+
  • Normal > BP = 120+/80+
  • Optimal > BP = under 120/80

Last Updated on March 28, 2019

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