“High blood pressure is often called the ‘silent killer’ because so many people don’t know they have it. If left untreated, high blood pressure increases your risk of a heart attack or stroke.

It’s important to know what affects our blood pressure and what you can do to keep your blood pressure at a healthy level.

Take this short quiz and see how much you know.”

– Public Health England

www.nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/Bloodpressurequiz.aspx

 

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