Welcome to Bupa's health hub
of information on the heart and circulation
Listen to your heart beat. The 'lub' and 'dub' sounds you hear are made by the heart valves as they open and close.
Your heart beats around 100,000 times per day. That's a lot of work!
Find out how your heart works.
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.
A number of our
test your heart efficiency. Call 0845 600 3458 to find out more.
Work out the cost of smoking
Work out how much money you can save and how your health will benefit - if you commit to quit. Try our cost of smoking calculator today.
Better heart care
If you or someone in your family has experienced atrial fibrillation, this guide is for you.