Blood Pressure Check
Get a Blood Pressure Check in Longfield, Dartford or Gravesend
With cardiovascular diseases being on the rise, it is essential to have regular blood pressure check ups. You can get a Blood Pressure Check today with Hodgson Pharmacy.
Many people in the UK are completely unaware they suffer from high blood pressure. If left untreated, the condition can lead to heart disease, stroke and other serious conditions. It is recommended that everyone should have their blood pressure checked at least every 3-5 years, and more often as you get older, or if you have been previously diagnosed with high blood pressure, or if you suffer from conditions such as diabetes or high cholesterol. We can do a quick Blood Pressure Check in Longfield, Dartford or Gravesend that will give you peace of mind. The service will take literally minutes to obtain reliable results.
Lifestyle factors that can cause high blood pressure
There are many lifestyle factors that can cause high blood pressure and we want our patients to be aware of these:
– eating too much salt or processed foods– not getting your 5 servings of fruit and vegetables per day– being overweight– not doing enough exercise– smoking– drinking too much alcohol or caffeine
Making lifestyle changes to improve these risk factors is an excellent way of reducing blood pressure however depending on the severity of your case you may need to seek medical support. That is where our team come in. A member of our team will take you to the private consultation room where they will carry out a standard blood pressure test. Depending on your result they will provide guidance for you on the necessary steps to take next.
We may be able to provide you with medication to help manage your condition, however if your case is severe and your blood pressure is too high we will recommend that you book in to see your GP.
If you would like to find out more about getting a blood pressure check in Longfield, Dartford or Gravesend please contact us.