Monthly Archives: July 2012

How many units of alcohol are in your favorite drink?

If you drink too much alcohol, it will raise your blood pressure.  Alcohol contains a lot of calories which can cause you to gain weight. This will also increase your blood pressure over time. If you keep to the recommended … Continue reading

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10 ways to eat less salt

Don’t add salt when cooking. This includes things like soy sauce, curry powders and stock cubes. Get extra flavour with herbs and spices, and from seasonings like chilli, ginger, lemon or lime juice. Table sauces like ketchup, mustard and pickles … Continue reading

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10 ways to get the best from fruit and vegetables

Don’t buy fruit and vegetable dishes that come with sauces. They often contain a lot of fat, salt and sugar. Dried, frozen and tinned products can be just as good as fresh, but watch out for added salt, sugar or … Continue reading

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How physiotherapy helps stroke victims

A stroke can have a serious impact on movement, sensation, balance and co-ordination and the aim of physiotherapy is to help regain as many of these abilities as possible. The severity of the stroke will dictate how much recovery is possible, … Continue reading

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WHAT IS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?

WHAT IS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?.

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