Blood Pressure Tests
Blood pressure varies all the time and monitoring it yourself is the only real way to get a feeling for what’s happening. For example you could spend half an hour driving in traffic and your blood pressure could go through the roof. Spend an hour pottering around the garden, sit down for ten minutes and your blood pressure may be low thus if you monitor it at regular intervals through the day you get a feel for what affects it.
The unwanted truth is that getting your blood pressure checked at your GPs every now and then is not a lot of good.