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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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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.


Blood Pressure News

15 May 2023

To coincide with this year's Salt Awareness Week (15th - 21st May), Season With SenseTM run by our corporate partner Lo Salt is delighted to share information about their UK-wide campaign - the ‘Stick to Six Challenge’.

fishcakes with tartate sauce
29 March 2023

Try this new recipe from LoSalt for the start of Spring.

Prep: 20 minutes plus chilling

Cook: 15 minutes

Serves 4

Treating through the ear
29 March 2023

Researchers hope that a new electrical stimulator that’s worn on the ear for a few hours a day could help to lower high blood pressure. The device can influence control of the heart and cardiovascular system via the vagus nerve, an imbalance of which can contribute to high blood pressure.