Tips and Resources — Hypertension

Is there a COVID 19 - Hypertension Connection?

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Is there a COVID 19 - Hypertension Connection?
There has been speculation on social media sites that people with hypertension should stop taking ACE-1 and ARB medications. To date, there hasn’t been any conclusive research on COVID-19 and hypertension, but based on statistical evidence there appears to be an association, as there does with age.

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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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Curb hypertension and obesity by monitoring your blood pressure

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Curb hypertension and obesity by monitoring your blood pressure
Did you know that being overweight increases your blood pressure? It’s simple, the more you weigh, the harder your blood has to work to supply oxygen to your body, including your brain.

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