An Enormous campaign encouraging people to have their bloodstream pressure checked will run in You are able to from Monday.
Bloodstream Pressure United kingdom is running the Know Your Figures campaign from today until Sunday, and provides ‘Pressure Stations’ in pharmacies round the United kingdom to determine bloodstream pressure.
Residents in You are able to can turn to Monkbar Pharmacy, in Goodramgate, from 7.30am to 10.30pm from Monday to Saturday, and eight.30pm to six.30pm, to obtain their bloodstream pressure checked.
Volunteers will give you information and suggestions about easy steps to help keep bloodstream pressure in check.
Affiliate Professor Jamie Waterall, from Public Health England, stated: “High bloodstream pressure may be the third greatest reason for early dying and sickness in England. For this reason it’s essential to understand our figures, in the same manner we’d become acquainted with our weight or height – it’s perhaps probably the most important figures we ought to termed as adults.”
The campaign has a obvious warning towards the public that poor diet and excess salt intake is leading individuals their 30s to 50s to build up high bloodstream pressure.