+ Stop Smoking

Quitting smoking may be one of the best things you can do for your health and those around you. Not only does smoking cause 9 in 10 lung cancers, but it also damages your circulation and makes you more likely to develop heart disease, stroke, emphysema, and even impotence. It’s not easy to stop smoking, though, and we are here to help.

How we can help

Often willpower is not enough. If you would like to quit smoking, we can help by offering you nicotine replacement therapy, including patches, gum, lozenges, microtabs, inhalers, and mouth and nasal sprays. Using a treatment can double your chances of quitting.

+ High Blood Pressure

What is it?

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is defined as a persistently raised blood pressure over 140/90. High blood pressure usually does not cause any symptoms, but it can make you much more likely to develop heart disease and strokes. For this reason, it is very important to keep your blood pressure at a normal level.

How we can help

If you have high blood pressure, we can issue you with a health kit which will allow you to check your own blood pressure and monitor changes. We may be able to offer you repeat prescriptions for you blood pressure medications, and carry out additional investigations. We can also offer a full cardiac screening to help identify any other risk factors to your heart health.

+ High Cholesterol

What is it?

High cholesterol occurs when there is a raised level of lipids in the blood. High cholesterol levels do not usually cause any symptoms, but they can make you much more likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke. For this reason, it is very important to keep your cholesterol levels normal.

How we can help

We can check your cholesterol levels and explain the results to you. If your levels are high, we can give you advice about bringing the levels down naturally, or give you medication to help bring the levels down further. We can monitor your cholesterol levels over time to make sure that they are coming down to a normal level. We can also offer you a full cardiac screening to identify any other risk factors to your heart health.

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