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Should physical exercise and antihypertensive drug therapy be used for the prevention of treatment of left hear enlargement?

Should physical exercise and antihypertensive drug therapy be used for the prevention of treatment of left hear enlargement?

Posted by on Sep 11, 2020 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study was carried out to examine the use of anti-high blood pressure (HBP) drug therapy with physical exercise therapy to prevent and reverse left ventricle hypertrophy (LVH; the thickening of the left side of the heart) in patients with HBP. The authors found that anti-HBP drug therapy and physical exercise should be considered...

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Does thiazide use result in a decreased risk of heart failure in patients taking intensive blood pressure treatment?

Does thiazide use result in a decreased risk of heart failure in patients taking intensive blood pressure treatment?

Posted by on Aug 20, 2020 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined whether thiazide use had a benefitted patients receiving intensive blood pressure (BP) treatment for high blood pressure (HBP) in terms of heart disease risk. The authors found that these patients had a decreased risk of having an adverse cardiovascular event.  Some background Hypertension...

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Can a vegetarian diet lower blood pressure?

Can a vegetarian diet lower blood pressure?

Posted by on Jul 18, 2020 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell The study aimed to assess whether eating a vegetarian diet led to a reduction in blood pressure (BP) when compared to eating an omnivorous diet. The study found that eating a vegetarian diet led to a significant decrease in BP when compared to eating an omnivorous diet. Some background Hypertension is another word for high BP....

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Antihypertensive drugs in COVID-19: are there benefits associated with ARB/ACEi drugs?

Antihypertensive drugs in COVID-19: are there benefits associated with ARB/ACEi drugs?

Posted by on May 24, 2020 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if blood pressure drugs that target the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) affect COVID-19 outcomes.  They found that ACE drugs were not associated with worse outcomes in COVID-19.  Some background Hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) is a common condition. Anti-hypertensive (AHT) drugs are one of...

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Does single pill administration improve clinical outcomes with treatment for hypertension and high cholesterol?

Posted by on May 6, 2020 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if a single-pill combination (SPC) improves clinical outcomes in patients with high blood pressure (BP) and high cholesterol levels. They found that SPC improved medication adherence and outcomes of these patients. Some background Hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) is a common condition. Hypertension...

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Does low-dose aspirin reduce preeclampsia risk?

Posted by on May 2, 2020 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if low-dose aspirin (LDA) reduces the occurrence of preeclampsia (PE) in women at risk. They found that LDA reduced PE in these women.  Some background Preeclampsia (PE) is a complication of pregnancy. It is caused by high blood pressure (BP). If a woman has high BP they are at risk of developing...

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Renal denervation for the management of hypertension – can it reduce blood pressure in the absence of medication?

Posted by on Apr 26, 2020 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if catheter-based renal denervation (CB-RD) can be used to lower blood pressure (BP) in patients not taking any medication for lowering BP. They found that CB-RD reduces BP in patients not taking medications.  Some background Hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) is a common condition. Managing BP levels...

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Managing high blood pressure in pregnancy – an analysis of antihypertensive drugs

Posted by on Apr 18, 2020 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the safety and effectiveness of anti-hypertensive (AHT) drugs in pregnancy.  They found that AHTs were generally safe in pregnancy. Some background Hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) is present in 3-5% of pregnancies. Uncontrolled BP can have negative effects on the mother and baby. Hypertension is...

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