Know your health numbers

You need to know all of these numbers for your heart health, because you will be able to identify your risk and create a plan to address those.

Talk to your GP today and know your numbers.

Blood cholesterol

Blood Cholesterol

Is the total level of cholesterol (a fatty substance) in your blood.  Too much cholesterol builds up on the walls of your blood vessels, making it hard for your heart to pump blood.

Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure

Is the pressure your blood puts on your arteries as your heart beats and relaxes.

Your BP will vary depending on exercise, stress and sleep but should not be more than 140/90 mm Hg.

Blood Sugar

Blood Sugar

Is the amount of sugar that is present in the bloodstream. Before eating levels should be under 100mg/dL and two hours after meals should be under 140mg/dL.

BMI

Body Mass Index (BMI)

A good guidance to measure body fat based on our height and weight.

Can vary depending on gender, age and build.

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