Happy Hearts

16.10.2020

Together we can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke during Covid-19 

Staying fit and healthy has never been more important.

‘Happy Hearts’ website helps you find ways to reduce your risk of stroke and heart attack by giving you lots of information and tips on keeping your heart happy.

There are things we can all do to help to look after our health.

  • Eat well
  • Drink sensibly
  • Make time for yourself
  • Get active
  • Stop smoking
  • Know your blood pressure and cholesterol
  • Get checked annually if you already have atrial fabulation, high blood pressure or high cholesterol
  • Take prescribed medicines if you have them
  • Stay safe from Covid. Remember: Hands. Face. Space.

Visit the ‘Happy Hearts’ website to find out more: www.happy-hearts.co.uk

Getting medical support if you need it

Please remember, if you are feeling unwell or need help with an on-going medical condition, it’s important you get the advice, support and medical care you need, despite the ongoing pandemic. While you might not be able to visit your GP surgery, you should still call your GP or NHS 111.

For more health information and advice visit

NHS website: www.nhs.uk search for ‘atrial fibrillation’ ‘blood pressure’ ‘cholesterol’ ‘NHS Health Check’

Or call:

Arrhythmia Alliance / AF Association

01789 867501/02 weekdays 9.00am – 5.30pm

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British Heart Foundation Heart helpline

0300 330 3311 weekdays 9am – 5pm, Saturdays 10am – 4pm

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Blood pressure UK helpline

020 7882 6218

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Heart UK cholesterol helpline

0345 450 5988 weekdays 10am – 3pm