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Why it is vital to get the blood pressure reading from BOTH of your arms

Have you had your blood pressure checked in one arm and the reading seemed ‘normal’? Typically it is checked by your GP or another healthcare professional, or you can even do it yourself with a home testing kit. A reading … Continue reading

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Stroke rates among younger people should act as ‘a wake-up call’

An increasing number of young to middle aged people are suffering from strokes around the world because of their unhealthy lifestyle, according to findings from a new study. Spiralling rates of obesity and diabetes, together with lack of exercise, has … Continue reading

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Small salt reduction could save thousands of lives

UK Health experts say that thousands of deaths could be prevented every year if consumers were more aware of exactly how much salt is in the food they are eating in comparison against their daily recommended limits. British health professionals … Continue reading

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High blood pressure and obesity among ‘global killers’

Research has revealed the three biggest causes of worldwide premature deaths, and they should not come as a major surprise to anybody. They are high blood pressure, smoking and alcohol abuse – all major health concerns covered in depth by … Continue reading

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Stroke victims are getting younger compared to previous years

Health experts have warned that the age of people suffering from a stroke is worryingly low, and that the number of young adults being struck down with them is increasing. In fact, one in five victims is under the age … Continue reading

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