Tips and Resources — Blood Pressure Monitors

Self-Monitoring = Lower Blood Pressure and Greater Control

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Self-Monitoring = Lower Blood Pressure and Greater Control
Whether you have been diagnosed with hypertension (>135mmHg / >85mmHg) or your BP is in the “pre-hypertensive / elevated” range (>120mmHg / 80mmHg) self-monitoring blood pressure at home is highly valuable and clinically preferred to measurements at your doctor’s office…. here’s why.

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Canadians with High Blood Pressure Beware of Covid 19

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Canadians with High Blood Pressure Beware of Covid 19
Over 7.5 million Canadians have high blood pressure (hypertension). Analysis of other COVID-19 countries, including China have shown that individuals with hypertension or other heart related conditions are at higher risk of complications from Covid-19, including higher death rates. 

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Does Covid-19 Attack your Heart?

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Does Covid-19 Attack your Heart?
Medical researchers are perplexed by data from Covid 19 patients. The data shows that cardiac arrest is the cause of death in 20% of cases.(1) This is not particularly significant because severe respiratory distress frequently can result in heart failure as the condition deteriorates.

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Do you have White Coat or Masked Hypertension?

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Do you have White Coat or Masked Hypertension?

Does your blood pressure rise when you go to your doctor?  White Coat Hypertension, sometimes referred to as “isolated hypertension” or “white coat syndrome” is defined as a phenomenon in people that have higher than their normal blood pressure in a clinical setting.

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Happy February Heart Month Everyone!

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Happy February Heart Month Everyone!

Did you know that 9/10 Canadians will develop hypertension during their lifetime?*

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