Hypertension

Hypertension

    How your GP can help you lose weight – How your...

    If you've tried and failed to lose weight, a visit to your GP surgery could help.  Your GP or practice nurse can: assess your general health help identify the...

    Advice for new kidney patients – Advice for new kidney patients

    Kidney disease often has no symptoms, so diagnosis can be a shock. You may worry that your kidney disease will worsen and you'll end up on dialysis.In...

    Keeping your kidneys healthy – Keeping your kidneys healthy

    Kidneys are vital to your overall health, so it's important to look after them. Five simple lifestyle steps can help you keep them in...

    Sam Allardyce: ‘My heart op shock’ – Sam Allardyce: ‘My heart...

    Football manager Sam Allardyce talks about his heart operation and how regular visits to his GP may have saved his life.What kind of operation...

    Is your blood pressure too high? – Is your blood pressure...

    It's thought around 30% of people in England have high blood pressure, and many don't even know it. Though more than half of them...

    How to look after your heart – How to look after...

    Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the UK's biggest killer, causing around 73,000 deaths every year. That's an average of 200 people every day, or...

    Women and heart disease – Women and heart disease

    Did you know that women are three times more likely to die of heart disease than breast cancer? In the years following the menopause, your...

    Benefits of love and sex – Benefits of love and sex

    Besides a heart full of love and a big smile, romance can bring some positive health benefits. Some scientific studies suggest that a loving...

    Food labelling terms – Food labelling terms

    Food labels can help us choose a healthier diet and make sure our foods are safe to eat. Here is a guide to some...
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    Salt: the facts – Salt: the facts

    // Read transcript for video - Stroke Many of us in the UK eat too much salt. Too much salt can raise your blood pressure, which...