Know Your Numbers Week

From 7th – 13th September.

Do you KNOW YOUR risks of high blood pressure NUMBERS?’

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The aim of Know Your Numbers Week is:

High blood pressure usually has no symptoms, which is why is it often referred to as the silent killer. The only way to know you have it is to have a check. Therefore we want to encourage ALL family members to check their blood pressure, so if detected, it can be easily treated thereby reducing your risk of a stroke or heart disease.

This year due to the pandemic they would like to encourage everyone to learn how to do their blood pressure checks at home.

This will:

  • encourage the nation to use a simple and reliable blood pressure monitor to measure their blood pressure at home
  • and take the necessary steps if their reading is considered high
  • raise awareness about the risks of high blood pressure.

Tips for taking your blood pressure at home

Tips from    Blood Pressure UK - Helping you to lower your blood pressure