Anyone from any walk of life can have High Blood Pressure and it can start at any age. It is important to check Blood Pressure regularly. Everyone can get a High Blood Pressure reading from time to time and this should not necessarily be alarming.
The GP may well advise the wearing of a 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor to definitively rule out Hypertension (HBP).
On the other hand the 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor can also indicate if you need medication and / or lifestyle modification.
Blood Pressure should be checked regularly if you are taking medication for High Blood Pressure.
The 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor is small, light and easy to wear and should not interfere with your daily activities in work or rest. The 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor should not interfere with your ability to sleep comfortably.
The GP is here to help you and advise you if you have any questions about High Blood Pressure.