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Heart Information Leaflets

Heart Information Leaflets - British Heart Foundation

These booklets do not replace the advice your doctor or nurse may give you, but it should help you to understand what they tell you.

"I've got my blood pressure under control" this booklet is for people who want to know more about blood pressure. Please click here to view "Blood Pressure control" booklet

"How I've reduced my blood cholesterol" this booklet is for people with a high blood cholesterol level, and for their family and friends. Please click here to view "Blood Cholesterol" booklet

Quick Guides

Stroke Your quick guide. What is a stroke? A stroke happens when blood suddenly can't get through to a part of your brain. If this happens, brain cells in the affected part of your brain begin to die because they're not getting the oxygen they need. That can affect the way your body and mind work. Please click here to view "Stroke quick guide"

Heart Attack Your quick guide. What is a heart attack? A heart attack happens when there is a sudden loss of blood flow to a part of your heart muscle. Most heart attacks are caused by coronary heart disease. A heart attack is life threatening and you need to have treatment as soon as possible. Please click here to view "Heart attack quick guide"

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