High blood pressure affects 1 in 3 adults. Are you one of them?
What is blood pressure?
Blood pressure is simply the pressure of blood in your arteries, the vessels that carry blood from your heart around your body. Blood pressure changes throughout the day and is affected by many different everyday events.
What is high blood pressure?
High blood pressure known as hypertension, is a condition where the blood pressure is higher than normal. In most people there is no known cause for high blood pressure, but it is often linked to lifestyle factors.
Recognise the risks
As you get older you’re more likely to develop high blood pressure. Some people are at a higher risk than others. Two of the main risk factors are lack of exercise and being overweight.
John Bell & Croyden can help
If you are worried about your blood pressure you may want to consider our Holistic Health Check. Please contact us and speak to our pharmacist today who will make an appointment for you at our London store.
The confidential consultation service provides a comprehensive evaluation of your health. The test involves a blood pressure measurement, blood glucose test, cholesterol test, BMI and life style and family history assessment to provide a cardiovascular risk assessment and offer a professional support. The service takes about 30 minutes and costs £35.
The John Bell & Croyden Holistic Health Check is not available to: * Under 16s * Pregnant women.
This service is subject to terms and conditions. Please contact our pharmacy for details.
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