Blood Pressure UK is asking you to “Know Your Numbers!” this week by encouraging everyone to get involved in home monitoring.
Home monitoring offers a way for YOU to take control of your health, feel confident, and take the pressure off the NHS at the same time. It gives you a practical way to Know Your Numbers! without visiting your GP or pharmacist, and it really can save lives.
High blood pressure can lead to heart attacks, strokes and other illnesses. Once you Know Your Numbers! you can get support to bring your blood pressure under control and prevent these diseases.
Around a third of people in the UK have high blood pressure, but most don’t know it. It doesn’t have any symptoms so, the only way to find out is to have a blood pressure check.
Visit the online measuring your blood at home resources hub to download a range of home blood pressure monitoring resources for this Know Your Numbers! Week and beyond.
It puts you in the driver’s seat, and it really can save lives.
When did you last check your Blood Pressure? If you are diagnosed with high blood pressure, it’s important to have your blood pressure checked regularly. Find out more about checking your blood pressure at www.happy-hearts.co.uk