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.
Allergy Awareness Week 20 – 26 April
Wednesday, 22 April 2015
It’s Allergy Awareness Week from 20 to the 26 of April. It is organised by Allergy UK and this year they are more focussed on severe allergies but all allergies are included. The campaign is called ‘Living in Fear’ and three are more details on their website http://www.allergyuk.org a......
Meningitis B Vaccine Deal Announced
Sunday, 05 April 2015
The Government has now reached agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) who produce the vaccine Bexsero that will allow all babies in the UK to be vaccinated against Meningitis B which is caused by meningococcal group B bacteria. The vaccination programme now has the go-ahead to be made availabl......