Heart Health

Blood Pressure Checks

Our pharmacy offers blood pressure checks by appointment.

Blood pressure is the pressure of circulating blood against the walls of the arteries. Your blood pressure will fluctuate from day to day as it changes to meet your body’s needs. It can vary due to factors such as exercising, stress and the time of day. Blood pressure readings will show two numbers, the top number is the systolic and the bottom is diastolic.

Here is a chart showing what the generally accepted categories for blood pressure readings are:

Speak with our pharmacist if you have any concerns.