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Food for a Healthy Heart

It’s never too late to make changes to look after your heart, improve your health, and get the most out of life.

The following recommendations for heart healthy eating are a guide to what you can be doing to ensure what you eat helps you live life to the full. 232 more words

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Risk factors for Cardiovascular Disease

The majority of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is caused by risk factors that can be controlled, treated or modified, such as high blood pressure, cholesterol, overweight/obesity, tobacco use, lack of physical activity and diabetes.  1,037 more words

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High or Low Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure (hypertension):

High Blood pressure is one of the main causes of heart attacks and strokes. High blood pressure can also damage the eyes and the kidneys. 324 more words

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The basics of a blood pressure monitor

Blood pressure monitors have many features and personal preference and requirements will always come into play when choosing however there are a few basic things that you should consider at before choosing which is best for your needs.  134 more words

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