Your blood pressure is more than just numbers, together we can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Heart attack and stroke are common causes of death and disability across Lancashire and South Cumbria. But many heart attacks and strokes could be prevented.

Lifestyle factors can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, as can high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation (a form of abnormal heart rhythm), high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes. 

There are simple steps you can take to live well and to identify issues early to reduce your risk and keep your heart happy.

Know Your Numbers! Week 2021 will take place from 6 - 12 September. 




 

If you have had a blood pressure check, you can find out what your reading means by entering it below.

Enter your blood pressure reading to find out what it means

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This website is based upon the award winning Bradfords Healthy Hearts website developed by Bradford City and Bradford District CCGs. 

This website presents information which reflects generic national guidance. It is important that you follow any individual clinical advice which you may have been given.

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