posted on 14th April 2015
At Aston Pharmacy we offer FREE blood pressure checks!
Many people do not have ‘lucky numbers’: A shocking 1 in 3 adults has high blood pressure and a third of them have no idea, as it has no symptoms. It is the UK’s biggest silent killer, responsible for 60% of strokes and 40% of heart attacks. High blood pressure is also a risk factor for kidney disease and dementia.
You can take steps to prevent high blood pressure by:
If your blood pressure is found to be high, it will need to be closely monitored until it is brought under control.
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