High Blood Pressure
The Temne High Blood Pressure DVD lesson raises awareness of the dangers of high blood pressure and how it can cause strokes and heart attacks.
The viewer is taught how blood pressure is measured and the average measurement for a healthy adult.
The DVD lesson encourages the viewer to find out if they have high blood pressure and teaches how important is to take immediate action to lower it.
The lesson also teaches how to lower blood pressure by exercising and eating healthily and it gives advice on the best ways to do this.
If necessary medicines can also help lower blood pressure, as without treatment high blood pressure can cause damage to other areas of the body.
This DVD is part of a series of DVD lessons in Temne on Health.