Men's Health 2017

Free Blood Pressure Checks available until the end of June

It’s Mens Health Week, so let’s get proactive about our health. Blood pressure and high cholesterol can be a key indicator for a range of illnesses, including type 2 diabetes.

Westbury Pharmacy can provide you with information to support a heart healthy lifestyle such as healthy eating advice, maintaining a healthy body weight, as well as suggestions on to increase regular physical activity and smoking cessation support. We also offer Blood Pressure monitoring.

You have an important role to play in your health. The choices you make every day can change your risk of heart disease. 

Find out what you can do to manage your risk of heart attack and stroke at https://www.heartfoundation.org.nz

 

Heart transplant gives Bryan another shot at gold

A severe heart attack 13 years ago left Bryan, a former NZ skating representative, with no quality of life. He couldn’t manage cardiac rehab, let alone play sport. But a heart transplant has allowed him to once again compete at a national and international level.

Would you recognise the signs?

Heart Attack Warning Signs