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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 […]

PreCardix® Quality, Sustainability, and your Wellbeing.

PreCardix®, a natural product for healthy blood pressure, results from over a decade of research and development led by Marealis Health. This cutting-edge Norwegian biotech develops sustainable, effective, and natural marine-based solutions for blood pressure health. PreCardix® contains bioactive marine peptides derived from the shells of Arctic prawns (Pandalus borealis) supplied by parent company Stella Polaris […]

At-Home Blood Pressure Monitoring; from ‘Hold-Off’ to Habit.

Why getting comfortable with consistent blood pressure measurement is essential for your cardiovascular health.  Hypertension, also called high blood pressure, is the leading cause of preventable death and disability in Canada. It’s preventable because early intervention can reduce your risk of serious cardiovascular outcomes like heart attack and stroke. Unfortunately, in 2020, for the first […]

Canadian doctors stress importance of tracking blood pressure.

Sheila Phillips has learned over the years the importance of preventative health care. The western Canada IT entrepreneur has made maintaining healthy blood pressure levels a priority. “Both sides of my family have multitudes of heart issues,” she said. “My 81-year-old mother has blood pressure readings that are off the Richter scale and is on […]

The DASH Diet

DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. This diet results from two studies, DASH and DASH-Sodium that studied reducing blood pressure through dietary change. The DASH diet is a long-term approach to healthy eating to help prevent or treat high blood pressure. Hypertension Canada recommends lifestyle change as a first-line treatment option for elevated […]