Hypertension is a complex health condition that occurs when your blood pressure is higher than normal. As you get older, it is more likely you will develop hypertension.
If you have hypertension, you are at a higher risk of having a stroke, a heart attack or damaging your blood vessels and/or organs (e.g. heart, brain, kidney). We have many programs at the clinic to help you manage your hypertension. As well, some of these resources may also be helpful:
What I Need to Know About High Blood Pressure – Hypertension Canada
How to Monitor Your Blood Pressure – Hypertension Canada
How to Maintain a Healthy Blood Pressure – Hypertension Canada
Heart Health – Unlock Food
Low Sodium Diet and Options – Sodium 101
About High Blood Pressure – Government of Canada