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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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We’re a small, independent charity and we rely on donations to carry out our life saving work. Anything you can give will help us take on high blood pressure.

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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

We urge all adults to check their blood pressure as routine and in tandem, reduce their salt intake
7 September 2021

Apathy is the Silent Killer as Nearly 40% of UK Adults Ignore Need to Check Blood Pressure Which Could Prevent 136,000 Related Cardiovascular Diseases

Au revoir to Katharine and hello to our new CEO, Phil
13 August 2021

After more than eight years, our CEO Katharine is stepping down and we are joined by our new CEO, Phil Pyatt. Hear from Katharine and Phil as they pass the torch.

Take part in Know Your Numbers! Week 2021
13 August 2021

Let’s make this the year of home monitoring, register to take part by the end of August