Are Drug Store Blood Pressure Machines Accurate?

Are Drug Store Blood Pressure Machines Accurate?

It seems these days you can’t walk into a grocery store or a pharmacy without seeing a free blood pressure machine tucked away in a back corner.
As kids, we all used to beg our parents to let us give them a try, just because they were fun and free. But many individuals rely on these free machines in order to make critical decision about their health, whether for the convenience, or because the cost of seeing a health professional is just too high.

Are drug store and grocery store blood pressure machines reliable enough to bear such a responsibility?

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