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The Mediterranean Diet.

The Mediterranean diet is one of the most researched diets for preventing and treating cardiovascular disease, including hypertension, heart attacks, and stroke1. Research began in the 1960s, with observational studies comparing the low rates of heart disease in countries like Italy and Greece to the much higher rates in Northern Europe and the United States1. […]

Proper use of PreCardix®.

Product Information PreCardix® is a safe and effective non-prescription natural health product for healthy blood pressure and cardiovascular health. A therapeutic dose of PreCardix® contains 1200 mg of unique bioactive marine peptides (small fragments of protein) derived from cold-water shrimp shells (Pandalus borealis). These peptides have been found in peer-reviewed clinical trials to have a […]

Is PreCardix® Right for You?

When it comes to your blood pressure the most important first step is knowing what your numbers are. Measuring and monitoring correctly is simple. Follow these steps and review Hypertension Canada’s guidelines and patient resources. Your results, along with other factors affecting blood pressure such as diet, exercise and stress will help you and your […]

Know your numbers: Your guide to proactive blood pressure monitoring.

If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, have a family history of high blood pressure, or are simply being pro-active with your health, monitoring your blood pressure can keep you on track and prevent serious cardiovascular events! Having high blood pressure is the number one risk factor for stroke and a major risk […]

Hypertension: Your Proactive Guide to Understanding and Managing High Blood Pressure.

Hypertension or high blood pressure is the leading cause of preventable early death globally. It’s preventable because hypertension, once diagnosed, can be treated. Effective and early treatment reduces the risk of having a cardiovascular event such as a heart attack or stroke. In Canada, over half of adults are hypertensive or pre-hypertensive, primarily due to […]