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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.

We're here to help

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

Our learning centre

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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So far we've reached over 1.5 million people with a free blood pressure check, help us reach even more.

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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

20 Years of Blood Pressure UK
22 October 2020

A message from our Chairman, Professor Graham MacGregor CBE, in celebration of our 20th anniversary 

Covid-19 advice for people with high blood pressure
21 October 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for people with high blood pressure patients ACE inhibitors (ACEi) or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs)

Know Your Numbers! Week goes online for 2020
20 October 2020

This year’s Know Your Numbers! Week was a little different to usual, and we got the nation checking their blood pressure at home