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Taking the Pressure Off: Rethinking the definition, prevention and treatment of hypertension

  • Victoria Village Library 184 Sloane Avenue North York, ON, M4A 2C4 Canada (map)

New hypertension guidelines have come out from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology. According to these new guidelines, having a blood pressure of 120/80 is no longer good enough; we should now be lower than that to be in the normal range. This has dramatic implications: nearly half of American adults now have high blood pressure and increased risk for cardiovascular disease.

With this new understanding of hypertension, we must also rethink our approach to preventing and treating hypertension. Join us to learn about the new hypertension guidelines, the implications for your health, and how you can prevent and treat hypertension naturally through the power of lifestyle medicine.

This presentation is part of Let Lifestyle Be Your Medicine, a 6-part series on the power of lifestyle medicine hosted by Pathways to Wholeness Lifestyle Medicine Centre and the Mount. Gilead Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Other presentations in the series:

Saturday April 7, 2018
Let Lifestyle Be Thy Medicine

Saturday May 5 2018
ExerciseRx: Exercise as Medicine

Saturday June 2 2018
Can you live to 100 in North America? Longevity secrets from America's longest living people

Saturday June 30 2018
Your Best Weight: Why diets fail (and how you can succeed) 

Saturday August 4, 2018
Diabetes, can it be reversed?

Saturday September 8, 2018
Taking the Pressure Off: Rethinking the definition, prevention and treatment of hypertension

About the presenter

Dr. George Cho ND, MSFc, CEP is Medical Director of Pathways To Wholeness Lifestyle Medicine Centre and the North York Lifestyle Medicine Centre. He is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and a Certified Exercise Physiologist who focuses on preventing and treating health conditions using lifestyle medicine. Dr. Cho is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and a member of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario, Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology and the Canadian Obesity Network. He is also a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, the professional medical association for physicians, medical professionals, health professionals and those with professional careers devoted to advancing the mission of lifestyle medicine.

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