Heart Health Check
We all want to live healthy and active lives, no matter our age but it can be difficult and confusing to keep up with everything we should be doing to stay well. To help you monitor your health, The Pharmacy offers a simple heart health check in Bebington that can quickly show you if you need to make any lifestyle changes.
The health check covers the following;
- Blood Glucose (diabetes)
- Blood Pressure
- Cholesterol – HDL/LDL/Cholesterol ratio and total cholesterol
- 10 year Cardiovascular risk
How will I get my results?
The consultation will take up to 20 minutes to complete. The results will be immediately available at the end of the consultation.
Will I be given any health advice?
Yes, we will support and encourage healthier lifestyle changes by providing health advice at the end of your health check.
Do I have to make an appointment?
The test can be done there and then. Occasionally, at busy times, you make need to make an appointment.
Will I have to pay for the service?
Yes, the consultation will cost £20.
8 things that you can do to look after your heart:
- eat lots of fish
- quit smoking
- get active and make exercise part of your daily life
- manage your weight
- eat more fibre and less saturated fat
- drink less alcohol
- get some sleep
- eat less salt
To find out more about getting a heart health check in Bebington simply contact our team. We will be able to book you in for an appointment and discuss your needs further if necessary.