As high blood pressure affects one in three adults, it's important to be aware of the risks and how you can reduce them. If left untreated, the condition can lead to heart problems, strokes and damage to other vital organs. Foote's Pharmacy offer free Blood Pressure Monitoring that only takes a few minutes.
Help with high blood pressure
As you get older you're more likely to have high blood pressure, but there are also lifestyle factors which can put you at a higher risk. If any of the following apply to you, it's a good idea to visit Foote's Pharmacy for a free blood pressure test:
- You have a family history of high blood pressure or heart disease
- You're overweight or don't do much exercise
- You drink more than the recommended amount of alcohol
- You have a diet that's high in salt
The test that can make a real difference
The good news is that blood pressure can normally be lowered by making lifestyle changes such as losing weight and exercising. Our free blood pressure testing service includes blood pressure readings, advice on your lifestyle and, if necessary, referral to your doctor. It only takes a few minutes and you don't usually need an appointment.