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World Heart Day: Self-monitoring at home makes sense if you have diagnosed hypertension

World Heart Day is coming up shortly and the good news is that cardiovascular disease can be prevented by

Posted on Thursday September 21st, 2017

Ongoing Hypertension in Postnatal Women: an opportunity for earlier diagnosis and treatment

Hypertension or high blood pressure can affect up to 10% of pregnancies, and might include those mothers that experience one of these health problems during pregnancy.

Posted on Wednesday August 30th, 2017

Tips for Taking Consistent Blood Pressure Readings

A handy list of 10 simple tips to make your blood pressure reading more consistent every time you take a measurement.

Posted on Monday August 14th, 2017

Advanced technology enables Huntingdonshire to better care for patients recovering from or living with cancer

The Hunts Community Cancer Network (HCCN) have developed an innovative approach to delivering enhanced home-based nursing services to patients recovering from or living with cancer in Huntingdonshire.

Posted on Monday August 14th, 2017

What Do Blood Pressure Readings Mean?

What is Blood Pressure?

Posted on Thursday August 10th, 2017

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Latest Case Studies

Northamptonshire County Scouts World-Walk Adventure

In a World’s first for the Scouting movement, groups of Scouts walked in teams of 10 to Nyeri in Kenya – to the grave of Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of the Scout movement – without leaving the County.

How exercise can transform your life

I have previously written openly in this blog about my struggle with anxiety and the multitude of benefits running has had, both on my life in general, and on my mental health.

7 Miles – in 7 Days – in 7 Countries

One of the Activ8rlives regular walkers, has started an amazing Adventure and we are going to walk the route between her walks on Activ8rlives.

Dot Makes 4

As, you may already know, my husband and I are competing in a weight loss challenge, The Biggest Loser and I love my gadgets (my brothers and sister call me a geek!), so I'm very excited that I'm lucky enough to try out Activ8rlives' new Body Analyser Smart Scales :)

Getting Control of Hypertension

High blood pressure can affect anyone – young or old, super-fit athlete or inactive couch potato. There are, however, some common factors that will increase your risk of developing it.

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