There are many online interactive tools and self-assesments that can help you get an idea of the state of your health.

Browse through the recommended resources linked below for more information on the ways you can improve your health. Please note the links will take you to external webpages. 

 

Measurement

Additional Information

Cardiovascular Risk Score (QRISK2)& Heart Age
Check Your Heart Age Tool
How Are You Quiz
What is cardiovascular disease (NHS Choices)
Explanation of cardiovascular risk and heart age (NHS Choices)
Check Your Heart Age Tool
How Are You Quiz
Blood Pressure: Systolic & DiastolicYour blood pressure score (NHS Choices)
Low blood pressure score (NHS Choices)
Blood Pressure Chart (Blood Pressure UK)
Pulse Rate and rhythmGuide to understanding your heart rate (British Heart Foundation)
Guide on how to check your pulse (NHS Choices)
Know Your Pulse (Arrhythmia Alliance)
Cholesterol levelUnderstanding cholesterol levels (NHS Choices)
Cholesterol tests – know your number (Heart UK)
Blood glucose test (HbA1c or random glucose test)
Diabetes Symptoms
Reduce your diabetes risk (NHS Choices)
Information on causes of low blood sugar levels (NHS Choices)
Diabetes and your heart (British Heart Foundation)
Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms
Chest or Calf pain on exertionExplanation of peripheral arterial disease (NHS Choices)
Current SmokerSmoking and Your Health (Smoke Free Life Somerset)
How smoking affects your body (Smokefree NHS)Effects of Smoking on Oral Health
AlcoholDrink and You (One You)
Alcohol units (NHS Choices)
Track and calculate units app (Drinkaware)
Healthy Weight
Body Mass Index (BMI) & Waist Size
MAN v FAT
Healthy Weight
Your BMI and Why waist size matters (NHS Choices)
Height/weight chart (NHS Choices)
MAN v FAT
Physical Activity (GPPAQ) ScoreActive with Zing Somerset
One You Get Moving
Physical activity guidelines for adults aged 19 to 64 (Department of Health)
Physical activity guidelines for adults aged 65+ (Department of Health)
Put your heart into walking (BHF))
Healthy DietTips for 5 A Day (Change 4 Life)
How Healthy is Your Food (One You)
Food and Diet (NHS Choices)
Sugar Smart App (Change 4 Life)
Falls Risk Assessment (age 65 and over)How to Reduce your Risk of Falling (NHS Choices)
Preventing a Fall (Somerset Choices)
Depression AssessmentFive Steps to Mental Wellbeing (NHS Choices)
Beat Stress Feel Better (Men’s Health Forum)
The Little Book of Mental Health(Somerset Choices)
Mental Wellbeing Assessment Tool
Vascular DementiaCauses of Vascular Dementia (NHS Choices)
CarersWhat’s on in your area

In this video Professor Kevin Fenton, Former National Director of Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England, talks about ways adults can get active every day. Watch the video for more information.