• 201 Fitzroy Street, St. Kilda, VIC, 3182
  • 03 9002 0888

When and how often should I check my blood pressure?

According to Guidelines by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, BP should be measured in all adults from 18 years of age (A) at least every two years. BP should be interpreted in the context of an absolute CVD risk assessment after 45 years of age (35 years of age for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples;

High blood pressure dangers: Hypertension’s effects on your body

High blood pressure may cause:

  • Damage to your arteries

  • Damage to your heart

  • Damage to your brain

  • Damage to your kidneys

  • Damage to your eyes

  • Sexual dysfunction

 

PLEASE, DO NOT ENTER OUR CLINIC IF YOU HAVE ANY COLD/FLU SYMPTOMS. CALL US FIRST!
As a preventive measure against transmission of COVID-19, our doctors have a consultation over the phone first. During this telephone consultation, you will work out with the doctor whether you need a face to face consultation. You will have face to face consultation then. GPs continue bulk-billing our patients in these difficult times. We stock AstraZeneca only. No Pfizer vaccine at our clinic.
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