Blood Pressure

 
Does crossing your legs raise your blood pressure?
Does crossing your legs raise your blood pressure?

It's something many of us do all the time, but could it be harming our health? »

How high blood pressure affects your body
How high blood pressure affects your body

High blood pressure is known as a "silent killer" because it's often symptomless. »

Why hypertension is a silent killer
Why hypertension is a silent killer

You may know it as hypertension or high blood pressure. »

5 signs you
5 signs you're at risk for high blood pressure

You could have high blood pressure and not even know it. »

What you should know about low blood pressure
What you should know about low blood pressure

Could your blood pressure actually be too low? Here’s what you need to know about hypotension »

6 lesser-known causes of high blood pressure
6 lesser-known causes of high blood pressure

Could you be at risk for high blood pressure — and not even know it? »

8 tips to lower your sodium intake
8 tips to lower your sodium intake

How much sodium are you consuming on a daily basis? If you're like the average Canadian it's probably twice as much as you need. »

Are you consuming too much salt?
Are you consuming too much salt?

On average, Canadians consume about twice as much sodium as necessary, which could lead to high blood pressure. »

How to choose a home blood pressure monitor
How to choose a home blood pressure monitor

Finding the right home blood pressure monitor can be a hard task if you don't know what you're looking for. »

15 tips to help lower your blood pressure
15 tips to help lower your blood pressure

Known as a silent killer, many Canadians aren't aware they have high blood pressure. »

Are you at risk for a stroke?
Are you at risk for a stroke?

Knowing the signs of a stroke could help save your life »