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High blood pressure and coronavirus

Last updated: 2 May 2020 5.40pm

Having high blood pressure may put you at a higher risk of serious illness if you get coronavirus.

Follow the advice for people who may be at higher risk groups from coronavirus.

Take your medicine as usual unless you are told not to by a healthcare professional.

Stopping your medicines may cause your blood pressure to rise. This may increase your risk of heart attack and stroke.

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