MyTherapy – Tackling High Blood Pressure in the UK

Hypertension, which you may know better as ‘high blood pressure,’ is one of the biggest health issues facing the UK. It affects over 1 in 4 people, and is a key risk factor for many life-threatening conditions. Heart disease. Kidney disease. Stroke. Dementia. Heart failure. These are just a handful of serious diseases that hypertension can contribute towards.

What makes high blood pressure even more dangerous is that those with it are often completely unaware. In fact, it’s estimated that one-third of people with high blood pressure are in the dark about it. Because it is often asymptomatic, hypertension can quietly develop for years on end.

The good news is that testing for high blood pressure is a simple procedure. With the necessary kit, you can even do it yourself.

For more information about hypertension, take a look at the infographic below, put together by MyTherapy (available for iOS and Android). It explains more about what hypertension is, how you can test yourself, and where to seek professional advice.





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Stay on top of your medication & on top of your health: the award-winning and TüV (Technical Inspection Association) certified app is both a powerful reminder and a comprehensive health journal. You can manage your medication, track your measurements and symptoms, and set activity reminders all in one place. The printable health report can help you and your doctor achieve a clearer understanding of your progress.

This free to download app is available on both iOS and Android.

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