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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. […]

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 […]

What to Expect When you
Start Taking PreCardix®

Healthy blood pressure is an important factor for longevity, and maintaining healthy blood pressure levels reduces the risk of developing blood pressure-related conditions. Personalize your blood pressure control through a combination of diet, lifestyle and therapeutic interventions. Always consult with your health care provider before making changes to your blood pressure management plan.   PreCardix® Bioactive […]

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 […]

Hypertension Among Canadian Women: Reducing the Risk.

In 2020, for the first time in decades, the rate of hypertension among Canadians increased1. Hypertension is the leading cause of preventable death and disability in Canada, meaning treatment reduces the risk of adverse outcomes like heart attack and stroke. Unfortunately, rates of treatment and control of hypertension are decreasing, particularly among women over 60 […]

Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack and Stroke

Managing modifiable risk factors for heart attack and stroke can significantly reduce your risk of a serious cardiovascular event. According to Stats Canada, strokes are the leading cause of adult disability in Canada and the 3rd leading cause of death. Cardiovascular or ischemic heart disease affects 1 in 12 Canadian adults and is the second […]

Preventative practices help keep hypertension at bay

Sheila Phillips has learned over the years the importance of preventative healthcare. Now that the Kitchener, Ont.-based IT entrepreneur is approaching 50, maintaining healthy blood pressure levels has become 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 […]