Blood Pressure

Understanding Blood Pressure

Your diet, exercise levels and weight have a real effect on your blood pressure. If you have high blood pressure, you can start lowering blood pressure today by eating more healthily and being more active.

Blood  Pressure Monitoring Explained


Blood pressure monitoring

You may be asked to record your blood pressure at home as this gives a more accurate indication of your normal blood pressure than a one-off reading when you come to the GP surgery.

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Clinic and home treatment targets

Home blood pressure diary

Submit your readings online

High blood pressure

View information on high blood pressure (hypertension) symptoms, causes and if you need to lower your blood pressure.