If you are calming heart rate while checking blood pressure, do heart rate and blood pressure affect each other?
Depends. During relaxation, both tend to fall independently. If you're shot, your BP will fall and your heart rate will rise.
When is it best to check your blood pressure and heart rate? I check mine before bed and after waking up in bed. Its always 80-100 during the day.
Randomly. Used to be thought that early morning was best, but current guidelines recommend checking BP randomly throughout the day and using the average. One should not measure the BP under extreme conditions as they do not represent "usual" conditions. Recent hypertension guidelines consider that an average BP higher than 140/90 may be safe for those over 65 years of age. Read more...