High blood pressure (hypertension) rarely has symptoms.
Around 30% of people in England have high blood pressure but many don't know it. If left untreated, high blood pressure increases your risk of a heart attack or stroke.
The only way of knowing there is a problem is to have your blood pressure measured.
All adults should have their blood pressure checked at least every five years. If you haven’t had yours measured, or you don’t know what your blood pressure reading is, ask your local pharmacist or us to check it for you.
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This fact sheet tells you about the simple changes to your diet that can help reduce the health risks that having high blood pressure can cause.
Watch people share their stories. Find out what they say about issues such as symptoms, diagnosis, controlling high blood pressure and the impact on lifestyle.
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