Blood Pressure Screening
Keep your blood pressure in check with our FREE Blood Pressure Screening on every other Friday between 9am – 11am. If your blood pressure test shows any problems we can offer you advice and support or, if necessary, refer you to our doctor.
What Is “Normal” Blood Pressure?
There are several categories of blood pressure, including:
- Normal: Less than 120/80
- Prehypertension: 120-139/80-89
- Stage 1 high blood pressure: 140-159/90-99
- Stage 2 high blood pressure: 160 and above/100 and above
- People whose blood pressure is above the normal range should consult their doctor about methods for lowering it.
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE SYMPTOMS
Being overweight or obese
Lack of physical activity
Too much salt in the diet
Too much alcohol consumption (more than 1 to 2 drinks per day)
Family history of high blood pressure
Chronic kidney disease
Adrenal and thyroid disorders
PRONE TO HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
People with family members who have high blood pressure.
People who smoke.
Women who are pregnant.
Women who take birth control pills.
People over the age of 35.
People who are overweight or obese.
People who are not active.
People who drink alcohol excessively.
People who eat too many fatty foods or foods with too much salt.
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Attention: If you are experiencing a life-threatening illness or injury, please call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room.