One of the main risk factors for heart disease is high blood pressure over a long period of time. Getting your blood pressure checked regularly is important, since there are usually no warning signs of high blood pressure. Ask your pharmacist about blood pressure monitoring today.
The best way to look after your heart is with a healthy lifestyle:
- Be smoke-free
- Manage your blood cholesterol
- Manage your blood pressure
- Manage diabetes
- Be physically active
- Achieve and maintain a healthy weight
- Enjoy a variety of nutritious foods
- Look after your mental health
Getting your blood pressure checked in the pharmacy is quick and easy. Your pharmacist can keep a record of your measurements over time and print a copy of your results to take to your doctor (available at selected pharmacies).
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