Is PreCardix® Right for You?
A Natural Product for Healthy Blood Pressure.
By Liza Klassen | Last updated June, 2021
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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 health care provider develop a customized blood pressure management plan that is right for you.
Remember to measure and monitor blood pressure, and review your blood pressure plan regularly.
What is PreCardix®?
PreCardix® is a safe and effective non-prescription natural health product for healthy blood pressure and cardiovascular health1. Each daily dose of PreCardix® , consisting of two tablets, contains 1,200 mg of unique, clinically proven bioactive marine peptides with a documented ACE-inhibiting action. Clinical studies show that the unique bioactive marine peptides in PreCardix® have a statistically significant effect on blood pressure health and are effective for 89% of adults within eight weeks – without significant side effects such a dry cough, hypotension, itching, edema or high potassium.
Learn more about the clinical study and PreCardix® product information and directions here.
1 PreCardix® is a registered natural health product.
How does PreCardix® fit into my blood pressure management plan?
Blood pressure health is influenced by many dynamic factors so it’s important to work with your health care provider to design a management plan that’s appropriate for you.
Hypertension Canada breaks down blood pressure categories and the appropriate recommendations as follows:
Hypertension Canada blood pressure management guidelines
These blood pressure targets are for adults under the age of 80. Ranges may be lower for children and teenagers. Talk to your child’s health care professional if you think your child has high blood pressure. Ranges are higher for people over the age of 80.
PreCardix® may be considered for healthy* adults seeking a natural product to:
- Support healthy blood pressure and cardiovascular health
- Complement recommended lifestyle interventions (diet, exercise and stress management)
*Healthy adults refers to adults who are not taking medication, including blood thinners, and who do not have pre-existing health conditions or planning an upcoming medical procedure. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not take PreCardix®. Talk to your health care provider before making any changes to your blood pressure management plan.
PreCardix® may be appropriate for the following adults only under the supervision and direction of a health care provider:
- Seeking to complement their blood pressure management plan*
- Taking other medications or with pre-existing conditions
- Blood pressure <159/99 mmHg
*Never stop or change your medication without consulting with your health care provider. PreCardix® is not a substitute for medication.
Remember: Share the PreCardix® product monograph with your health care provider who can advise you on drug interactions, contra-indications and other factors related to your health to help determine if PreCardix® is appropriate for you.
PreCardix® is not appropriate for or during:
- Pregnancy or while breast-feeding
- Children under 18 years old
- Individuals with a shellfish allergy
- Patients who have a history of angioedema related to the use of ACEI medication
- Patients with renal artery stenosis
- Blood pressure >160/100 mmHg
How do I Take PreCardix®?
PreCardix® is easy to add to your blood pressure management plan. Start by getting your baseline blood pressure levels. Review your results with your health care provider to make sure your treatment plan is safe and appropriate!
Step 1. Measure and record baseline blood pressure.
Step 2. Take two (2) PreCardix® tablets together each day for eight weeks.
Step 3. Measure and record weekly blood pressure.
Step 4. Compare baseline to results after eight weeks.
Step 5. Continue to take PreCardix® as directed to maintain results.
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Like many things in life, a little daily maintenance can deliver rewarding results. Creating a customized blood pressure management plan with your health care provider and committing to following it each day will contribute to your health and well-being today and well into the future.
For expert advice on blood pressure health, and overall health and wellbeing, visit our growing library of articles at precardix.com/blog.
Always consult with your health care provider before making changes to your blood pressure management plan. PreCardix® does not treat, cure or prevent blood pressure related conditions. Measure and monitor blood pressure regularly. Know the signs of heart attack and stroke. Do not take PreCardix® if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have renal artery stenosis, history of angioneurotic edema or shellfish allergy.