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Blood pressure guide

Blood pressure guide


If you have recently been told you have high blood pressure, or don't know much about how blood pressure works, this is the area for you.

The pages below, written by our charity's experts, will take you through what your blood pressure readings mean, how high blood pressure can affect your body, and the steps you need to take to lower your blood pressure. Click on the links to find out more:


Introducing high blood pressure

Our new booklet gives you basic information on blood pressure, what blood pressure readings mean and about living with high blood pressure. It has been written with the help of people with high blood pressure and professionals who are experts in the field.

Introducing high blood pressure (184.40 Kb)


Do you want to lower your Blood Pressure?

Over 90% of our members say that being a member of Blood Pressure UK helps them to manage and reduce their blood pressure.

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