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Hypertension

Hypertension

High blood pressure, or “Hypertension,” is a dangerous risk factor for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney failure, and other serious illnesses.
You can lower your blood pressure by living a healthy lifestyle, avoiding smoking and alcohol, losing weight, exercising, and reducing your stress.
Please consult your Doctor about your specific situation, and learn how to lower your blood pressure.

 

Websites to Learn About Hypertension

Hypertension Society of Canada

Heart and Stroke Society of Canada

Canadian Diabetes Association

 

Handouts on Hypertension

Get Your Blood Pressure Under Control

Understanding and Managing Your Blood Pressure

Managing Your Blood Pressure – Pamphlet

Home Blood Pressure Log

How to Measure BP at Home

Home BP – Get The Facts

Healthy Eating for Healthy Blood Pressure

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