Body Mass Index (BMI)
BMI in a measure of the amount of weight you carry for your height. A high BMI carries a risk for heart disease and diabetes, especially if there are other risk factors present.
How can your Hickeys Pharmacist help?
Our pharmacist will help you by developing a tailor-made health improvement plan; they are someone you can speak to you in private and help you to gain maximum benefit from your treatment. They can give you practical advice and support to help reduce your risk of developing weight related conditions such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
We also have lots of other services to keep you well and in control.
Our pharmacist can assess your lifestyle and recommend any changes that can help improve your cholesterol and general health.
Ensuring you maintain a healthy BMI will reduce your risk of developing many diseases. Our pharmacists can check your BMI and suggest ways to keep you within a healthy range.
Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do to improve your health and our pharmacists can help you do this.
Appointments are required for this service. To find your nearest Hickeys Pharmacy click here.