Welcome to BPASSOC.org.uk, the UK’s leading resource on high blood pressure or hypertension. High blood pressure affects nearly one billion people globally. Our website provides information and assistance on living with high blood pressure.
What is high blood pressure?
High blood pressure is a medical condition resulting in increased blood pressure in the arteries. Almost one billion people worldwide suffer from high blood pressure, which is also known as hypertension and arterial hypertension.
High blood pressure is diagnosed by comparing two different measurements of the patient’s blood pressure. By comparing the range of these readings, doctors can see if a patient’s blood pressure is elevated or within the normal range.
Because high blood pressure is such a common medical condition, it’s important to have easy access to information about the symptoms of high blood pressure, today’s most effective treatments and blood pressure management options.
We aim to provide an in-depth, detailed and helpful resource for people that believe they may have high blood pressure who are interested in learning more about it and people who have high blood pressure seeking treatment and management options.
High Blood Pressure Information
In this section of our website, you’ll be able to access detailed information on high blood pressure. Learn about the symptoms of high blood pressure, the effects high blood pressure can have on your health and more.
Our High Blood Pressure Information section is split into seven pages, each covering a different aspect of high blood pressure or hypertension:
- Blood Pressure Guide
- How to Lower High Blood Pressure
- High Blood Pressure Medications
- Blood Pressure Monitors List
- Why High Blood Pressure Matters
- Age and its Effects on Blood Pressure
- Health Effects of High Blood Pressure
Whether you would like to learn more about the signs and symptoms of high blood pressure or want detailed information on high blood pressure medication, our High Blood Pressure Information section will help you find the answers you need.
Lower Your Blood Pressure
It’s possible to manage your high blood pressure and bring it to within a healthier range by making some changes to your diet and lifestyle. In our Lower Your Blood Pressure section, you’ll find detailed guides to lowering your blood pressure.
Our Lower Your Blood Pressure section is split into five pages, each covering one of the most effective ways to treat high blood pressure:
- Diet and its Effects on Blood Pressure
- Lowering Blood Pressure With Exercise
- Simple Steps to Lower Blood Pressure
- Foods to Avoid for Healthy Blood Pressure
- Changing Your Lifestyle and Habits
Whether your blood pressure is on the high side of normal or significantly above the normal level, this section will help you learn safe, effective and proven strategies for reducing your blood pressure and living a healthier life.
Blood Pressure Resources
Do you have questions about high blood pressure or hypertension? You’ll find the answers you’re seeking in our Blood Pressure Resources. This section covers many of the most common questions and concerns regarding high blood pressure:
- FAQs About High Blood Pressure
- Which Medications Should You Take?
- What Your Blood Pressure Score Means
- Blood Pressure and Health Glossary
High blood pressure is a common health condition, and new developments continue to make managing it simpler. Stay up to date with the latest news and developments on high blood pressure with our blog.