Smartwatch Could Help Patients Manage Blood Pressure Drops

Smartwatch Could Help Patients Manage Blood Pressure Drops

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Smartwatch Could Help Patients Manage Blood Pressure Drops

Tracking blood pressure with a smartwatch could help people with Parkinson’s disease manage the sudden drop in blood pressure — called orthostatic hypotension — that can occur when changing positions, according to a study by researchers at the Samsung Medical Center, in South Korea. Measurements obtained with Samsung’s smartwatch Galaxy Watch3 were comparable to those obtained with a conventional blood pressure cuff. However, the smartwatch is more portable and convenient to use, the company says. “Orthostatic…

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