High blood pressure affects over 16 million people in the UK.
The higher your blood pressure, the greater your risk of stroke, heart attack and heart failure.
High Blood Pressure rarely has any symptoms. The only way to know if you have high blood pressure is to have it measured. It can be treated and sometimes prevented and there are many things that you can do to help lower it. These include:
Blood Pressure monitoring machines are available to buy in many local shops. Prices now start from as little as £15.00. Many of our patients have purchased their own machines and then provide us with their blood pressure measurements. Should you purchase your own machine or borrow one from the surgery we now provide a standardised form for your use.
To download or view click here - Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Form.