Third party cookies may be stored when visiting this site. Please see the cookie information.

Home Family Days Out Raspberry Pi & Electronics Blog

Stewart's Blog

Stewart Watkiss website to the world ...

(Children, computing, first aid and other ramblings ...)

Heart Matters – Free service from the British Heart Foundation

Heart and circulatory disease is the UK’s single biggest killer.

Heart Matters is a free service from the British Heart Foundation. It is a useful service to find out about heart disease for yourself or for a family member or friend; or if you are looking at ways to keep your heart healthy.

It includes a Heart Health Lifestyle Check with advise on living a healthy lifestyle, regular issues of Heart Matters Magazine, a dedicated HelpLine and online tools and resources. All this is provided completely Free.

I took the Lifestyle check and came out pretty well. It’s a straight-forward questionnaire asking the usual questions about weight, lifestyle and eating and drinking habits, but provides a good summary with personalised information on how to improve your lifestyle. It also includes a Doctors Report which you can print off to give to your GP. In my case the Doctors report only gave the overall score information and my weight; there is a section “Areas for focus” which had no issues on mine, but would be useful for anyone whose lifestyle was putting them at risk (ie. me before I lost a lot of weight). Of course to get the most out of the Health Lifestyle check you need to be honest with your answers.

Please leave comments using the facebook comments below.

UK days out, children and holiday information is also available on the Days Out Diary web site
Linux, LPI and the Quiz / Test Program posts are also available on the Penguin Tutor website
First Aid Information, first aid games and first aid practice test / quiz entries are also available on the First Aid Quiz Web site