Blood pressure: the silent brain killer

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How does blood pressure affect your brain? What can we do to optimise our blood pressure?

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Can I exercise after having a heart attack?

Tai Chi is a gentle exercise that can be safely performed after a heart attack
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This is a common question for patients who have had heart attacks or ongoing heart problems.

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Blood pressure. What’s the big deal?

A standard electronic blood pressure machine
Blood pressure is one of those things I think not many people fully understand. Most people know it shouldn’t be too high. My non-medical mother, for example, is very fixated on those two little numbers resting on top of each other on the digital blood pressure machine screen.

 

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