People normally visit physicians when they want to assess their blood pressure, body temperature, weight, or any levels. But today, these medical equipments can be purchased by common men and the levels can be assessed at home only. Some equipment is relatively cheaper and the levels can be easily assessed at home. But to examine major factors such as creatinine level, ECG, hemoglobin, people should visit the physician only.
To buy a blood pressure monitor, people should consider certain points. They should buy a monitor that is fully automatic so that the user can easily assess the pressure level by just placing it on the upper arm or wrist. The device should be available with a cuff that should be wrapped around the arms. So, one must buy a right –size cuff that can be easily wrapped around the arms. Such equipments should be re-calibrated at least for once or twice in a year. But these blood pressure monitors should be validated by the clinics. The monitors of the latest models comprise of special features such as hypertension indicator, LCD display, reading memory, one-touch operation etc. By monitoring, the BP level, one can visit a physician and buy pills based on the consultation of the physician. So, the patient need not visit the physician always, but monitor the BP level and buy pills directly from the medical store next time.
A massager is a device that is used for massaging the human body. By the process of massaging, the overstressed muscles become relaxed. A person suffering from constant body aches, sprains, arthritis, etc use this device at home. Instead of constantly visiting a physiotherapist, one can buy this equipment at home. Some people cannot relieve their pain after using creams or lotions. So, these people should buy this device and daily massage their body. Such equipments may be manual, electrical or electronic. The different types of massagers are infrared, acupressure, ultrasonic or TENS. By using an ultrasound massager, the powerful ultrasonic waves pass through the body and produce powerful effect. In case of ultrasonic massage therapy, massaging takes place by directly using the light energy and hence the tissues that are damaged become rejuvenated. Different acupressure points should be used to massage body.
The body weight can be assessed at home by using weighing scales. This device normally consists of a monitor to display the weight of the person. Such devices are not only used for examining the weight, but also other grocery items, fruits and vegetables also. They are lightweight and can be placed on the floor. A person who wants to weigh can stand on this device and wait until the total weight is displayed. Due to the force of gravity, this equipments balances against the force of spring as it consists of balance beam. Earlier people used mechanical or spring scales or hydraulic scales, but today they are using digital scales. The digital scales are bathroom scales, strain gauge scales, or other retails scales.
Many people are using electronic devices today that consist of several adjustment panels.