High Blood Pressure: Symptoms, Treatments, and Causes

High blood pressure rarely causes any symptoms, which is why knowing your numbers and taking steps to make sure they are where they need to be is your best defense against heart attack and stroke.

10 Things You Need to Know About Hypertension

Hypertension is a major health risk that you can get under control.


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23 Foods That Help Lower High Blood Pressure

Consuming less sodium may be important to help slash blood pressure levels, but eating more of these foods is good...


What You Need to Know About Low Blood Pressure

Is your blood pressure too low? Here's what you need to know about hypotension.


What Do The Numbers Mean When You Get Your Blood Pressure Checked?

You’ve checked your blood pressure. Now what? We break down what those numbers mean and the conversation you should have...

Top 10 Questions About High Blood Pressure, Answered

Have you been diagnosed with high blood pressure? We went straight to Canada's experts for answers to the top 10...


Stress and the risk for hypertension

Stress is a risk factor for high blood pressure. Medical doctor Susan Biali explains the facts

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?


News: Beet juice can lower blood pressure in one day

If you’re looking for a delicious (and affordable) way to lower your blood pressure, you’re in luck. A new study


Why hypertension is a silent killer

You may know it as hypertension or high blood pressure. But another name for this dangerous condition might as well...


5 signs you’re at risk for high blood pressure

You could have high blood pressure and not even know it. Find out if you're at risk and take action...

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

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


Are you consuming too much salt?

On average, Canadians consume about twice as much sodium as necessary, which could lead to high blood pressure. Here's how...


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....


Are you at risk for a stroke?

Knowing the signs of a stroke could help save your life

5 ways to reduce your risk of high blood pressure

High blood pressure can put you at risk for serious health complications down the road. Here are five ways to...


Quiz: How much sodium is in your food?

You could be swallowing sodium where you least expect it. Take our quiz to find out how much sodium is...


Eat your way to lower blood pressure

Need to lower your blood pressure? Stock up on foods that take the pressure off, while skipping meals that could...