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  1. Home and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Recording | Condition Leaflet

    Home and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Recording, Blood pressure recording outside of the doctor's surgery is recommended in most people who are suspected of having high blood...

  2. High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) - Tests | Condition Leaflet

    High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) - Tests, Clinic/GP surgery blood pressure readings: these are readings taken by a doctor or nurse in a clinic or GP surgery, using a standard b...

  3. High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) - Diagnosis | Condition Leaflet

    High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) - Diagnosis, How is high blood pressure diagnosed? A one-off blood pressure reading that is high does not mean that...

  4. Diabetes and High Blood Pressure | Condition Leaflet

    Diabetes and High Blood Pressure, How is high blood pressure (hypertension) diagnosed? A one-off blood pressure reading which is high does not mean that...

  5. High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) - Symptoms | Condition Leaflet

    High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) - Symptoms, Other than the blood pressure reading being high, there isn't usually anything for the doctor to find on examination eithe...

  6. Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) is a non-invasive method of obtaining blood pressure readings over a 24-h...

  7. High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) | Condition Leaflet

    High Blood Pressure (Hypertension), This means the heart has to work harder and the blood vessels are under more strain, making it a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke...

  8. Pregnancy and High Blood Pressure | Condition Leaflet

    Pregnancy and High Blood Pressure, What is high blood pressure? High blood pressure (hypertension) means that the pressure of the ...

  9. Medicines for High Blood Pressure | Condition Leaflet

    Medicines for High Blood Pressure, This leaflet is about medicines that are used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). For more general information abo...

  10. High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) - Causes | Condition Leaflet

    High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) - Causes, What is blood pressure? Blood pressure is the pressure of blood in your bl...

  11. High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) - Lifestyle | Condition Leaflet

    High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) - Lifestyle, For example, if you are drinking heavily, cutting back to the recommended limits can lower a high systolic blood pressure...

  12. High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) - Medication | Condition Leaflet

    High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) - Medication, What are the medication treatment options for high blood pressure? When is medication treatment started for hi...

  13. Pressure Ulcers | Condition Leaflet

    Pressure Ulcers, These include changing your position as much as possible and also using pressure-relieving devices. What is a pressure ulcer? A pressure ulcer...

  14. The Heart and Blood Vessels | Condition Leaflet

    The Heart and Blood Vessels, Dilation of blood vessels causes a decrease in blood pressure. However, blood vessels don't just control blood pressure by...

  15. Vomiting Blood (Haematemesis) | Condition Leaflet

    Vomiting Blood (Haematemesis), In cirrhosis, scarred liver tissue blocks blood flow through the liver. This causes an increase in pressure in the vein that takes blood...

  16. CA125 Blood Test | Condition Leaflet

    CA125 Blood Test, If you have further questions after reading this information you should speak to your GP. What is a CA125 blood test? CA125 is a protein that is foun...

  17. Venous Leg Ulcers | Condition Leaflet

    The ankle blood pressure reading is divided by the arm blood pressure reading to give a blood pressure ratio called the Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABPI).

  18. Pressure Ulcers | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Pressure Ulcers, Avoid positioning individuals directly on pressure ulcers or bony prominences. Pressure relief [ 6 ] Pressure-relieving equipment - eg, alternatin...

  19. Blood | Condition Leaflet

    Blood, This article gives a brief overview of blood, blood cells and how they work. What is blood? Blood is made up of liquid (plasma) and various di...

  20. Bupropion (Zyban®) | Condition Leaflet

    You should have a baseline blood pressure reading done before you start treatment and it should be monitored from time to time.