The BIOS Premium Blood Pressure Monitor features a new technology that accurately detects atrial fibrillation, the most common form of heart arrhythmia or irregular heart beat. The presence of AFIB is strongly linked to stroke, early detection can reduce the risk of stroke significantly. The blood pressure monitor comes with a free download for the BP Analyzer Software, this powerful medical tool automatically stores all your blood pressure readings. By clicking the viewing options the user can review the readings in multiple forms. The blood pressure monitor also features averaging mode for superior accuracy (MAM), 200 memories, date and time, and includes a wide range cuff 8.75" - 16.5" (22 - 42 cm), AC/DC adapter, and storage case.
What is Atrial Fibrillation? Atrial Fibrillation (AFIB) is the most common sustained rhythm abnormality and occurs when rapid, disorganized electrical signals are present in the hearts two upper chambers called the atria, causing them to contract rapidly and irregularly. Blood is pooled in the atria resulting in clots that can break off and go to the brain causing a stroke.
Signs and Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation: people with AFIB will usually experience symptoms such as palpitations, irregular heart beats, dizziness, shortness of breath, chest pains, faintness, sweating, and fatigue. A majority of people will not present any symptoms. Early detection of AFIB could save lives and reduce the risk of stroke. Strokes are the leading cause of disabilities world wide.