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Almost half of the people who took part in a health screening event in Oranmore recently had high blood pressure.
Erina MacSweeney BSc (Hon) Dip CNM MIANT will offer customers of Matt O’Flaherty Chemists advice on cardiovascular problems including angina and high cholesterol today (Thursday) and Friday. Ms MacSweeney will offer cardiovascular screenings using the new B Pro device in Matt O’Flaherty Pharmacy, William Street, on both days.
NUI Galway second-year biomedical science students recently organised a public blood pressure screening clinic.
Medically approved Bpro cardio screenings will be held in Staunton’s Pharmacy, Main Street, Castlebar, on Thursday February 16. These screenings are clinically proven to measure central aortic systolic pressure 99.7 per cent as accurate as an angiogram.
The Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) is urging the people of Mayo to get checked for high blood pressure on Thursday October 20, between 11am and 3pm, at the Lidl store in Castlebar.
Dietitian Heather Miller, who holds clinics in Balla, Castlebar and Claremorris, this week talks about blood pressure.
Stress can lead to increased levels of cardiovascular problems. This can happen through stress-related increases in blood pressure (hypertension). It can also happen because people under stress may be more likely to engage in unhealthy activities such as smoking, drinking alcohol, and eating unhealthy comfort foods. In due course, these factors conspire to increase the risk of incapacity and even death from high blood pressure, strokes, and heart attacks.
The incidence of stroke in the population could be halved if people’s blood pressure was controlled to the recommended targets, according to a leading local professor.
Those who are overweight and who are able to lose 20 to 30 pounds can sometimes bring their blood pressure down without prescription medication. The Curves workout helps bring down blood pressure because it uses your major muscles and raises your heart rate.
According to the latest statistics, about 54 per cent of strokes and 47 per cent of heart disease worldwide are caused by high blood pressure.