The Beat: Season 2, Episode 2

Confronting the silent killer


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Eva was shocked to be told she had high blood pressure. She had no signs or symptoms. But high blood pressure is the #1 risk factor for stroke and a major risk factor for heart disease.


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Eva, living with hypertension

Eva, living with high blood pressure

Eva was doing her best to live a healthy life, so she was shocked to learn she had hypertension at 40.

Dr. Ross Tsuyuki

Dr. Ross Tsuyuki

Dr. Tsuyuki is a professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta and the president of Hypertension Canada.