High Blood Pressure

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The CTFPHC will continue to carefully monitor the scientific developments in hypertension screening and report back to Canadians within 5 years with an update of the 2012 Hypertension Screening guidelines.

Resources


Aboriginal peoples are at greater risk of heart disease and stroke

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Blood pressure action plan

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Canadian Hypertension Education Program Patient Resources

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Coping with stress

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Coping with stress

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DASH diet to manage diabetes and hypertension

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DASH diet

Dietary sodium and blood pressure: tools for patients and the public

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Sodium

Emergency wallet-card for heart attacks and strokes

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Food sources of sodium

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Sodium

Get your blood pressure under control 

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General information

Getting your blood pressure in check

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General information

Healthy eating for your blood pressure

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Healthy eating

Healthy eating: how to lower risk of heart disease and stroke

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Healthy eating

Heart and stroke risk assessment

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Heart disease and stroke in English, French, Chinese, Cantonese and Mandarin

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Multilingual resources for special populations

Heart Health and shopping tips for healthy food

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Healthy eating

Heart healthy cooking

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Healthy eating

High blood pressure and kidney disease

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High blood pressure and kidneys

How to lower sodium in the diet: video in Chinese

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Sodium

Information about high blood pressure and the importance of accurate measurements

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Information on high blood pressure (hypertension)

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General information

Lifestyle and nutrition tips for lowering your blood pressure

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Healthy eating

Lowering your blood pressure by decreasing your sodium intake

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Sodium

My Heart in My Hands resources

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Patient Resources

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General information

Reducing unnecessary salt

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Sodium

Resource information for high blood pressure and diabetes

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Blood pressure is a measurement of the force of your blood against the blood vessel walls. There are often no signs of high blood pressure (hypertension).

Resources for heart disease and stroke for First Nations, Inuit and Métis

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Multilingual resources for special populations

Resources for heart disease and stroke for people of African descent

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Multilingual resources for special populations

Resources for heart disease and stroke in Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Urdu

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Multilingual resources for special populations

Resources for heart disease and stroke in Persian and Farsi

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Multilingual resources for special populations

Resources on hypertension

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General information

Resources on low sodium

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Sodium

Snacking, as part of a heart healthy diet

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Healthy eating

Sodium: get the facts

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Sodium

Stress and high blood pressure

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Everyone experiences stress at one time or another. What you experience as stress is your body’s response to something you consider threatening.

Taking control: lower your risk of heart disease and stroke

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Various links

The DASH diet to lower blood pressure

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DASH diet

Understanding Heart Failure in Chinese 

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General information

Vegetables and fruit for heart-disease prevention

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Healthy eating

What is hypertension

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General information

Documents


Blood pressure log

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General information

Detailed information on dietary sodium

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Sodium

Healthy eating and tips to reduce your salt intake

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Sodium

Taking your blood pressure at home

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General information