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We are the only UK charity dedicated to lowering the nation's blood pressure to prevent stroke and heart disease.

Our vision is for everyone to know their blood pressure numbers in the same way they know their height or weight and take steps to keep them healthy, both now and in the future.

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How to lower your 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. Use the links below:

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Our blood pressure chart

See how healthy your numbers are on our blood pressure chart.

Understand your blood pressure

Find out how high blood pressure works and what it means if you have high blood pressure.

How to lower your blood pressure

You can make simple changes and start lowering your blood pressure today.

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See our range of resources to help you understand your blood pressure and how you can get it under control.

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Find guidelines and policies on high blood pressure and its treatment, learning opportunities for health professionals, and the organisations working to beat high blood pressure.

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Become a member of Blood Pressure UK for just £2 a month. You'll receive our popular members magazine, Positive Pressure and a range of other benefits, all while supporting our lifesaving work.

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Blood Pressure News

COVID-19 and high blood pressure
7 September 2020

What does coronavirus mean for people with high blood pressure? Our Hypertension Nurse Specialist, Nirmala, answers your questions 

Staying healthy while staying home
7 September 2020

While our lifestyles are different to usual, now’s the time to take extra care with your health. We’ve put together these ideas to help

Know Your Numbers! Week 2020
7 September 2020

Charity Calls for Home Blood Pressure Monitors to be Available on Prescription – a ‘Game Changer’ to Take the Pressure off the NHS and Save Lives