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Blood Pressure Week reminder

I'M asking your readers to get involved in Blood Pressure UK's Know Your Numbers Week (September 15-21).

A shocking eight million people in the UK are at risk of a stroke, or heart attack, because of their blood pressure.

We're asking everyone in Northern Ireland to take a moment to visit one of Blood Pressure UK's pressure stations to have a blood pressure test and know their numbers. You wouldn't know you have high blood pressure unless you have it checked, which is why it's called 'the silent killer'.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and share the #KnowYourNumbers and other content. You can also text NUMBERS to 70003 to donate £3.

KATHARINE JENNER

Chief executive officer, Blood Pressure UK

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