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Anxiety and Hypertension

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health issues in North America, affecting around 20% of adults1. It causes significant impacts on health and quality of life and is linked with multiple other health conditions1. Anxiety often presents as “overthinking” or “over-worrying” and can impede relationships, work and simple day to day activities. It […]

How Pharmacists Can Help Canadians Make Plans To Manage Blood Pressure.

Chances are that you have tried the blood pressure kiosk at your local pharmacy. These user-friendly machines measure blood pressure when you’re seated on the bench and place your arm in the cuff. While many people have used the kiosks at pharmacies, most don’t realize the pharmacist can help with their blood pressure concerns, too. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Have Yourself a Healthy Holiday Season.

The holidays are here, and while celebrating can be very exciting, it can also place stress on our heart healthy habits that we have worked so hard to establish. This is a simple guide designed to help you create a plan to keep you on track and make this a healthy holiday season. First of […]

Breathe Your Way to Lower Blood Pressure

Stress is a known contributor to multiple chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease and hypertension. Hypertension Canada lists stress as a cause of hypertension and managing stress as an essential lifestyle change to help control hypertension. How can you manage stress? Mindfulness. Mindfulness is more than just a buzzword; it’s a simple practice that has a […]

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 […]