Muriel Norton monitors her own blood pressure

Muriel Norton monitors her blood pressure at home

Muriel Norton, a patient at Dr Sivakumar and Dr Gude’s surgery in Astley.  She had been monitoring her own blood pressure at home, but was unsure as to whether she was measuring her blood pressure in the right way. She didn’t fully understand what the blood pressure readings produced by her monitor meant.

She found that her readings were higher than ‘normal’ when she went to the surgery and was told they were ‘normal’ at home, this could be due to excitement.

Read her full story here.