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Hypertension Month

During Hypertension Month in October, health professionals from across Canada – primary care physicians, pharmacists, nurses and specialists – will hold blood pressure screening events to encourage Canadians to know their numbers to help prevent and control hypertension (high blood pressure) and avoid its serious and deadly complications.

Learn what your numbers mean.

How To Hold A Blood Pressure Measurement Screening.

Hypertension is the leading preventable cause of death and disability around the world, and can lead to heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and dementia. Over 7.2 million Canadians have hypertension, and 7.5 million more have high blood pressure that will lead to hypertension without preventative action.

Hypertension Canada promotes Hypertension Month and World Hypertension Day (October 17) in partnership with the World Hypertension League and the International Society of Hypertension.

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