How to measure blood pressure with Apple Watch (2022)
When it comes to measuring blood pressure, convenience and ease of use is the key to sustainable long term routine. Utilizing the latest technologies, we have the most effortless way to track your blood pressure. With QardioArm, not only can you turn your smartphone or tablet into your digital health journal, but now you can also use your Apple Watch to take a measurement with a tap on your wrist.
For more information about blood pressure, check our guide ”Blood pressure: What is normal blood pressure?”
Can I measure my blood pressure with Apple Watch?
This is probably the most asked question by anybody who finds traditional blood pressure cuffs bothersome and inconvenient. Apple Watch alone cannot take a blood pressure reading. The only medically accurate and validated way to do so today is by stopping the blood flow by inflating a blood pressure cuff around your upper arm and then deflating it while listening for changes in your arteries. To use your Apple Watch to measure blood pressure, you will need a connected blood pressure monitor that has been medically validated for accuracy such as QardioArm, which has been clinically tested, FDA approved and has a CE Mark.
How do I measure blood pressure with Apple Watch?
You need a connected device such as QardioArm smart blood pressure monitor and a companion app that supports Apple Watch. QardioArm pairs with your smartphone or tablet and keeps your measurement history in your own private account. Once you have downloaded the free Qardio App on your iPhone or iPad, enable it for your Apple Watch and the app will then be enabled on your smartwatch.
How do I start a blood pressure measurement with Apple Watch?
Open the Qardio app on your Apple Watch and tap the START button. Do this after you have fitted your QardioArm on your left upper arm, ready to inflate. The START button on your Apple Watch will initiate the measurement. You can also check your measurement history and set up reminders via your Apple Watch.
Is measuring blood pressure with Apple Watch accurate?
Using Apple Watch to take a blood pressure reading is accurate as long as you use a medically precise and tested blood pressure cuff such as QardioArm smart blood pressure monitor. Our cuff has been clinically validated and is FDA approved, Canada Health approved and has a CE Mark. QardioArm is being used by doctors around the world and supports some of the most ambitious heart health studies. It provides a reliable measurement you and your doctor can trust.
Using QardioArm with Apple Watch offers an incredibly easy way to manage your blood pressure long term. With its portability, QardioArm can be used anytime, anywhere and with the convenience of the Qardio App available on the Apple Watch, there hasn’t been a smarter way to keep an eye on your heart health.