These days, the ‘Do it yourself’ trend is on the rise. People want to try out things themselves and in their own way. Be it cooking with interesting recipes, making own healthcare products or monitoring your own health; you want to do it yourself.

In fact that’s good; as this gives you the charge of your own health and lifestyle. Here are the most basic top 5 DIY health monitors that you can easily use at home.

  • Weighing Scale

    Weight management is essentially an important part of a healthy lifestyle. So get a weighing scale and make sure you and your family maintain a healthy weight.

  • Digital Thermometer

    Digital thermometer helps to check the body temperature when you feel sick. Noting correct temperature rises with time can help in guiding the need for fever medicines, medical consultation and can also aid in analyzing the possible condition.

  • Blood Pressure Monitor

    High and low blood pressure, both are a matter of concern. Have a blood pressure monitor at home and so that you can easily check your blood pressure. It is easy to read and you can plan to consult your physician if required.

DIY Blood Pressure Monitor
DIY Blood Pressure Monitor
  • Blood glucose Monitor

    This is best to monitor blood sugar levels for those having diabetes and undergoing treatment. It is also useful if you are health conscious and wish to have regular blood sugar check at home.

Blood Glucose Monitor at Home
Blood Glucose Monitor
  • Pulse Oximeter

    This is a simple, easy to use monitor that reads oxygen saturation (SPO2) in your body and pulse rate. It is useful for those having respiratory troubles, those taking oxygen therapy and as advised by your physician.

You can use these health monitors to check your health status and seek medical advice if required.

 

Written By: Dr. Snehal

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