At YourPressure, we want to increase our chances of living longer healthier lives. And we want the same for you too. That’s why we’re doing what we’re doing. We figure that by helping our users to live longer healthier lives, we’ll be building something useful. Most people already know about the top three lifestyle factors … Continue reading Do you want you and your loved ones to live longer healthier lives?
Well, so are we at YourPressure. Part of the reason that we started on the process that led to YourPressure was that we realised that the NHS was going to be under a huge strain in the future. People are getting older, most medical interventions are getting more expensive, and we are living in the … Continue reading Are you worried about the future of the NHS?
This one’s a doozy. As we’ve already mentioned elsewhere, your blood pressure isn’t an illness. Far from it, in fact, everyone needs to have some blood pressure or else they wouldn’t be able to function. Your blood pressure is what makes your blood circulate to your brain and other vital parts of your body. At … Continue reading Why can’t I just check my blood pressure whenever I feel like it?
This is a great question for us at YourPressure.com. Traditionally measuring your blood pressure has always been done at the hospital or GP surgery or some other clinical setting. However since the invention of automatic blood pressure monitoring machines, it’s now no longer necessary to have your blood pressure checked by a doctor or nurse. The best … Continue reading Where is the best place to measure my blood pressure?
This is another great question. As doctors we tend to assume that people understand why lowering their blood pressure is good for them. As the saying goes, when we assume, we make an “ass” out of u and me… Your blood pressure is a guide to the amount of work your circulation is having to … Continue reading Why is high blood pressure bad for me?
In simple terms, a good blood pressure is one that is neither too high or too low. If your blood pressure is too low, it can make you feel faint or dizzy. In extreme cases it can even cause falls. If your blood pressure is too high that can also cause problems. If your blood … Continue reading What is a good or bad blood pressure?