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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. […]

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, results from over a decade of research and development led by Marealis. 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 […]

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 […]