Looking after AF, high BP and high cholesterol theme
'Atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure and high cholesterol increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Simple actions can reduce the risk, even during the coronavirus pandemic'. 'Simple actions can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke'
If you have high blood pressure, monitoring at home could help prevent a heart attack or stroke. Ask your practice about getting started with home blood pressure monitoring and how to share readings with them.
Blood pressure machines used at home should be less than 5 years old and should be used with the correct sized arm cuff. Find out more about home blood pressure monitoring at www.bhf.org.uk/bloodpressureathome'.