On Monday  The Stroke Foundation brought  Australia’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check to Tassie, conducting free blood pressure checks at Elizabeth Street Mall and Priceline Pharmacy stores to educate the community about stroke and their risk.

 

David Wood catches up with Cathy Draw from the Stroke Foundation In Tasmania to find out why this exercise is so important.

He discovers Stroke is one of Australia’s biggest killers and a leading cause of disability – there is one stroke in the country every 10 minutes! Yet, many strokes are preventable and the best way to reduce your stroke risk is by managing your blood pressure.

 

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