myBP.ie is a website for people diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension). In Ireland over half of the population over 50 have hypertension. myBP.ie is a dedicated place where you can find advice on the lifestyle changes that can help to deal with your hypertension.
myBP.ie is not intended to diagnose any medical condition or to replace consultation with your healthcare professional.
It’s vital to try and take some exercise if you suffer from hypertension. You don’t need to join an expensive gym or hire a personal trainer. There are some simple lifestyle changes that can improve your overall heart health.
Hypertension and stress sometimes go hand in hand. We’ve looked into some of the methods you can use to manage these feelings. There are a number of both physical and mental strategies you can try to alleviate stress and stay positive.
Now that you’ve been diagnosed with hypertension, what you put into your body takes on an even greater importance. We know that dietary changes can, over time, lower your blood pressure. So, our health experts have devised some healthy recipes and advice on what to eat.
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