Over 5 million people live with high blood pressure (hypertension) everyday, if left untreated it can result in serious heart and circulatory diseases such as heart attack and strokes.

Hypertension rarely shows symptom’s. If you think you are suffering from high blood pressure (hypertension) visit Manchester pharmacy today for a hypertension screening service.

Blood pressure tests are performed in a private consultation room. If the reading is high, they will probably recommend wearing an ambulatory blood pressure monitor (ABPM). Your blood pressure can be measured over a 24 hour period in intervals. Giving you a more detailed picture of your blood pressure.

A blood pressure test checks if your blood pressure is healthy, or if its high or low. Blood pressure is the term used to describe the strength in which your blood pushes on the sides of your arteries as it’s pumped around your body.

Low blood pressure (hypotension) is not usually an issue, however, it can cause dizziness and fainting in some individuals.

High blood pressure (hypotension) can increase your risk of developing serious problems. You could develop problems like heart attacks and strokes its it goes untreated.

Having a hypertension test won’t take up much of your time. it is the only way to figure out what you blood pressure is currently at. Overall, this test can be beneficial for your health such as saving your life.

If at any time you become worried about your blood pressure you should contact your GP. Let your GP know of your concerns, they will book you for a test.

If you’re over the age of 40, you can have this test done as part of an NHS health check. This test is offered to adults in England aged 40 to 74 every 5 years.

If you have already been diagnosed with high or low blood pressure or are at risk of developing either, you need more frequent check ups.

 

Hypertension screening service at:
  • Your local GP surgery
  • Number of pharmacies
  • Some workplaces

At Manchester pharmacy we will offer you a FREE hypertension screening service.

When you book for a blood pressure test at Manchester pharmacy, there is a blood pressure measuring machine. An arm cuff it wrapped around your upper arm and filled with air until it feels tight. As a result this can sometimes feel uncomfortable for some people but only lasts for a few seconds. In addition it’s important to remain relaxed and not talk during this moment, it could effect your blood pressure result’s. When you have successfully done your blood pressure test (hypertension screening) you will receive your results straight away.

 

For this FREE service, you do not need to make an appointment; simply stop by Manchester Pharmacy and Health Clinic and speak to a pharmacist

Furthermore, those not previously diagnosed with hypertension are eligible for this service. If you already have hypertension and would like more information, please speak to your pharmacist. Get in touch today!

Why Us

Manchester Pharmacy are a growing independent pharmacy based in the heart of Central Manchester, offering our services nationwide

Working Hours

Mon - Fri: 9.00am - 6.00pmSaturday: 9.00am - 5.30pmSunday: Closed

Contacts

Phone: 0161 274 4442Manchester Pharmacy and Health Clinic578 Stockport Road, Manchester, M13 0RQGet Directions