Coffee and Blood Pressure

Do you reach for a steaming cup of coffee first thing in the morning? You’re not alone! Coffee is the most widely consumed stimulant beverage in the world and is enjoyed by around 90% of North American adults1. While there are mixed messages about coffee and its impact on your health, it’s widely accepted that […]

PreCardix® Helps Maintain A Healthy Blood Pressure

Maintaining a healthy blood pressure is a key component of good health because blood pressure is tightly linked with cardiovascular health and elevated blood pressure is one of the most commonly reported conditions for which Canadians are prescribed medication for. A healthy blood pressure is often achieved and maintained through a variety of means including […]

Join the 8 Week Healthy Blood Pressure Challenge!

PreCardix® is clinically proven to have a significant effect on blood pressure health within 8 weeks of usage in 89% of adults. Join the challenge and try PreCardix® for 8 weeks to support your blood pressure health! Tip! When purchasing PreCardix® at London Drugs and Nature’s Source (both in store and online), on Amazon and on […]

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. […]

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. […]

PreCardix® Quality, Sustainability, and your Wellbeing.

PreCardix®, a natural product for healthy blood pressure is the results from over a decade of research and development led by Marealis. This cutting-edge Norwegian biotech company 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 the […]

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 […]