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How do I keep my blood pressure under control?

The higher your blood pressure, the greater your risk of health problems, and lowering it back into the normal range is one of the best things you can do for your health. Even a small change can make a big difference – lowering the top number by 10mmHg lowers the risk of a heart attack or stroke by 20%. Some people have blood pressure below the healthy range.

This is known as low blood pressure but is normally nothing to worry about. You can start taking steps today to lower a raised blood pressure and keep it in check. Our pharmacists can advise about the changes you can make to your diet and lifestyle, some products you can buy to help, and the medications that are available to be prescribed if you need them. You can use the Pharmacy2U prescription service to get your medications delivered to your home for free.

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