Heart and circulation

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of information on the heart and circulation

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Coronary heart disease

What is coronary heart disease?

Find out all about coronary heart disease. What causes it, the symptoms to be aware of, how it's diagnosed and how it's treated. All in our helpful coronary heart disease factsheet.

Ways to prevent coronary heart disease


Dr. Paul Zollinger-Read offers advice about the best ways to lower your risk of developing coronary heart disease.

Tools and calculators

See how your health compares to others your age.

Take our free online heart health check.

Take our free online stroke health check.

Calculate your body mass index (BMI) to see if you are a healthy weight for your height.

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How can we help you?

A number of our health assessments test your heart efficiency. Call 0845 600 3458 to find out more.

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Better heart care

Better heart care

If you or someone in your family has experienced atrial fibrillation, this guide is for you.

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Older and wiser?

Bupa has created a tailor-made assessment focussing on the health risks typically experienced in later life.

More on our Mature Health Assessment

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About our accreditation

Tweets from our Chief medical officer, Dr Paul Zollinger-Read (PZR) and the Bupa medical team.

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