Useful Links

useful links

Here are links to some of the leading blood pressure related self-help organisations across the world who provide additional information on blood pressure, heart disease and stroke.

United Kingdom

The Blood Pressure Association is a leading resource on high blood pressure or hypertension.

The British Heart Foundation funds research to help beat heart disease, stroke, vascular dementia nad diabetes.

Action on Salt provides information on the effects of salt on health.

The Stroke Association is the UK’s leading stroke charity delivering stroke services and funding research.

NHS Choices provides information on all aspects of health, medicines and NHS services.

United States

The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

The American Stroke Association is solely focused on reducing disability and death from stroke.

The National Stroke Association supports stroke rehabilitation and prevention.


Hypertension Canada is dedicated to the prevention and control of hypertension and its complications.

Heart & Stroke Canada is dedicated to fighting heart  disease and stroke


The  Heart Foundation is dedicated to fighting heart disease.

The Stroke Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness, preventing stroke, facilitating research, improving treatment and making life better for stroke survivors.

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