Around 30-40% of people living in Ireland have high blood pressure, but may not be aware of it. If left untreated, it can increase your risk of a heart attack, stroke and kidney failure. People who are most at risk would be:

  • Someone who is overweight
  • Eats a lot of salt
  • Person who consumes a lot of alcohol
  • Relative with high blood pressure
  • Little to no excercise