High blood pressure (hypertension) affects millions of adults in Nigeria. If left untreated can prompt heart issues, strokes and harm to other vital organs. Consequently, it’s significant to know about the dangers and how you can decrease them. Many people don’t experience any symptoms, so a check-up is a really good way to make sure your heart stays in good shape. That’s where we can help, visit us at Metro Medicare and have your blood pressure checked.
What is involved in the Blood Pressure Check?
A Metro Medicare pharmacist can take your blood pressure in the privacy of a consultation room and discuss your result. You will be offered any advice and support needed to manage your blood pressure. Our Pharmacist can record your outcomes on a card for you to keep and share with your Doctor if you wish .
Who is this service for?
Although all adults are at risk, Individuals who fall into any of the categories below are at a higher risk of increased blood pressure:
- You are over the age of 45.
- You have a family history of high blood pressure or heart disease.
- You’re overweight or obese and don’t do much exercise.
- You regularly drink large amounts of alcohol.
- You smoke.
- Unhealthy diet (high amount of salt in your food and low intake of fruits and vegetables).
Where can I get my blood pressure checked?
You can have your blood pressure checked at Metero Medicare Plot 45 Libreville Crescent off Aminu Kanu Crescent Wuse 2, Abuja. No appointment needed just walk in and ask one of our pharmacists.
How long will it take?
Your blood pressure check will only take a few minutes and our pharmacist will take as long as required to address any questions you have.