Will your Valentine make your heart flutter?
When your heart beats, it pumps blood around your body. As the blood moves it pushes against the sides of blood vessels called arteries. The strength of this pushing is your blood pressure.
Did you know that 62% of people admitted to hospital with a heart attack have high blood pressure?
Most people don’t know if they have high blood pressure as often there are no symptoms. The only way to find out is to get it checked.
Valentines Health Checks – Drop in clinics
- Monday 14th February 10am to 2pm @ Tilbury Health Centre
- Tuesday 15th February 10am to 2pm @ Chadwell Medical Centre
Get a quick check, we look forward to seeing you.
Choices you can make to lower the risk of a heart attack or stroke:
- Stop smoking
- Make heart healthy
- Move More
- Loose weight
- Medications and Regular monitoring
You can always drop into use a self-service blood pressure machine at your convenience!