I've taken my NHS health check

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The NHS Health Check is a free check up of your overall health. It can tell you whether you’re at higher risk of getting certain health problems such as;

  • Heart disease

  • Diabetes

  • Kidney disease

  • Stroke

During an appointment you can expect your blood pressure, cholesterol and BMI to be checked.

What do my results mean?

Your Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measure that uses your height and weight to work out if your weight is healthy

Find out what your BMI score means

The more you drink, the higher your risk of serious health problems

Find out more about your alcohol use score

Physical activity can reduce your risk of having over 20 different health conditions including diabetes and dementia

Find out how to increase your amount of physical activity

High cholesterol can increase the risk of stroke and heart attack. Find out how you can make small changes

Find out what your cholesterol result means

High blood pressure increases the risk of serious health problems like heart attack, stroke and type 2 diabetes

Find out more about your high blood pressure score

Many people have type 2 diabetes without realising it, however it can lead to serious health conditions

Find out about your risk of developing diabetes