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Exercise is helping me lose inches by Mark H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health I might not have my blood pressure as under control as I would like it to be, but I must say that exercising at the gym is paying dividends with regards to losing some inche ... Read on »
I’m really getting into my swimming! by Mark H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Yes, a couple of months down the line, and the pool sessions are getting better and better! On Sunday I had my longest swimming session yet - 800m (32 lengths)! With the lon ... Read on »
Holidays are great! by Mark H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health I’m back at work after a fantastic week and a half at the coast. Being away from the daily grind makes you realise how much stress, etc that we subject ourselves to on a dai ... Read on »
Is more sleep helping to lower my blood pressure? by Mark H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health I unfortunately don’t know the answer to that question yet! All I know is that since I caught a stomach bug I’ve been going to bed a lot earlier most nights and found myself ... Read on »
The up-side to having a stomach bug by Mark H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health I  finally made my way back to gym this week after being away for 2 weeks, fully hoping that my blood pressure would have sorted itself out. The water was quite nice, but ... Read on »
Sick with a stomach bug by Mark H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health I’ve been “man down!” for a week! The stomach bug which I thought I had cleverly dodged got me on Sunday, a week back. I woke up feeling very tired and sore and spent the ... Read on »
Good to be back in the swimming pool! by Mark H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health I made it back to the gym after being away for a week, what with the wife & kids down with a tummy bug - which I thankfully managed to dodge! My initial plan was to swim ... Read on »
Alcohol and hypertension by Mark H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health I indulged in a couple of pints of Guinness today - and they were glorious! It’s been at least 6 months since I last had a pint of the black stuff. As per the old Guinness a ... Read on »
A matter of discipline and organisation by Mark H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Now that I am going to gym three times a week I find that I have got a bit slack on eating correctly. The occassional indulgence in junk food has become more frequent which ... Read on »
Going to gym is paying off! by Mark H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health I am VERY happy to report that it looks as though going to gym and working out does indeed help to lower my blood pressure! The blood pressure monitor at the gym has been ... Read on »
Exercise and high blood pressure by Mark H. Patient Expert 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health After my first session in the swimming pool, I felt really terrible and think it was in part due to my blood pressure dropping. That lead me onto reading up about the effect ... Read on »