5 Health measuring devices you should have in your home

For early prevention and diagnosis of disease symptoms independently at home, there is no harm in you storing some medical equipment that you can use at any time. By preparing this health measuring devices, we will be better prepared if one day our family members are sick. This type of health measuring devices in terms of price is also relatively cheap and affordable. You can get it at the pharmacy store, or you can also buy it online. Here are the health measuring devices that you should always store in your home:

Thermometer 
Thermometers are used to measure body temperature. The thermometer consists of two types; mercury thermometer and digital thermometer. Mercury thermometers have very accurate readings in measuring body temperature. The disadvantage of this type of thermometer has a slow reading time span, and the glass tube is very susceptible to rupture if it falls. While the digital thermometer has a reading time of 1 second for the infra red type without contact and 1 minute for the direct contact type thermometer.


Sphygmomanometer 
Sphygmomanometer is used to measure blood pressure in our body. This devices that you must have in your house has 3 types that are common in the market, namely mercury sphygmomanometer, needle / compass sphygmomanometer and digital sphygmomanometer. .


Body Scales 
Body scales are used to measure our weight. This body scales consist of two types, namely manual body scales and digital body scales. With this scale we can calculate our body mass index to prevent obesity.

GCU Measuring Devices (Glucose, Cholestrol, Uric Acid) 
GCU measuring devices (Glucose, Cholestrol, Uric Acid) is used to measure blood glucose levels, uric acid and cholesterol level for a temporary. There are several brands of GCU measuring devices you can buy according to your needs


Pulse Oxymetry 
Pulse oxymetry is used to measure oxygen saturation in the blood, by calculating how much hemoglobin is able to carry oxygen. Keep this tool if one of your family members has a history of illness that requires additional oxygen.

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