Navigation Links Examines High Blood Pressure, or Hypertension, and Blood Pressure Monitors

YORK, England, May 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- High blood pressure is a leading cause of deaths in the world. Apart from millions with diagnosed hypertension, still many others are borderline hypertensive. High blood pressure increases the risk of a person to develop cardiovascular diseases, kidney problems, heart attack and even a stroke. One of the major contributors to high blood pressure is the consistent consumption of alcohol. Regular alcohol drinkers increase the risks of elevated blood pressure because it affects the normal functioning of the body by reversing what it needs to remain healthy.

People who drink alcohol excessively have a one and a half to two times increase in the prevalence of hypertension. The association between alcohol and high blood pressure is particularly noticeable when alcohol intake exceeds five drinks per day. The connection is more alcohol consumed; the stronger is the link with hypertension. If you drink too much alcohol, this will raise your blood pressure over time. Alcohol also contains a lot of calories which will make you gain weight. This will also increase your blood pressure.

If you are a heavy alcohol drinker, it is recommended that you seriously consider making a change in your lifestyle.

Alcohol has a variety of negative effects on the outcome of high blood pressure. In most cases, your physician will give you unlimited support, yet also give you limits and extensive guidelines to follow regarding your drinking habits. Research has proven that alcohol and high blood pressure are a dangerous combination that renders any type of hypertension treatment useless.

Controlling and monitoring high blood pressure can be assisted by owning a personal blood pressure monitor. Whilst blood pressure is measured during doctor's visits, it is often beneficial to monitor blood pressure in between appointments to give a more consistent and accurate reading. Home monitoring of blood pressure can help sufferers stick to their lifestyle changes by providing a visual reminder of their condition and give visual progress indicators.

BHS approved blood pressure monitors can be purchased online from First Aid Warehouse (, the UK's premier supplier of medical and first aid equipment and accessories. First Aid Warehouse also stock a range of items to assist with exercise and weight loss goals such as step counters and body fat monitors, and there is also a very comprehensive range of vitamins, minerals, health supplements, personal testing and smoking cessation products.

You can buy BHS approved blood pressure monitors by following the link below:

You can buy medical equipment to assist with weight-loss at the following links:

You can browse a huge range of health and medical supplies at

This article was written by First Aid Warehouse. First Aid Warehouse specialise in the supply of first aid kits and diagnostic equipment to both the public and trade. Ordering online is easy and safe and purchases will be delivered directly to your door. For more information about First Aid Warehouse and medical equipment, please visit or email:

For more information about this article, please contact Nick Hill at nick.hill[at] or call +44(0)1430-876876.

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