We are compassionate healthcare trainers, we are helping you manage your treatment of high blood pressure.
We do this by supplying accurate, reliable and supportive information to help people who have been newly diagnosed and those who have lived with high blood pressure for a long time to:
This is an accurate blood pressure test check and you will need to book an appointment to see your doctor for any concern.
Click to check your Blood Pressure
If your blood pressure is found to be too high or too low, Speak to your doctor or the healthcare professional performing the test can advise you about ways to control it.
This may involve:
Blood pressure is measured in millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) and is given as 2 figures:
For example, if your blood pressure is "140 over 90" or 140/90mmHg, it means you have a systolic pressure of 140mmHg and a diastolic pressure of 90mmHg.
As a general guide:
A blood pressure reading between 120/80mmHg and 140/90mmHg could mean you're at risk of developing high blood pressure if you don't take steps to keep your blood pressure under control. (NHS Choice, 2018)