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Does self-monitoring or telemonitoring improve blood pressure management in patients with uncontrolled hypertension?

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the impact of telemonitoring and self-monitoring in the treatment and management of hypertension. They determined that self-monitoring with or without telemonitoring resulted in lower blood pressure compared to office monitoring. Some background Self-monitoring can be very useful to manage high blood pressure...

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My Bladder is Keeping Me Awake! Nocturia

My Bladder is Keeping Me Awake! Nocturia

Posted by on May 6, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Urinary incontinence | 0 comments

“I never get a full night’s sleep…I’ve got to get up two or three times a night.” “As soon as I lie down, my bladder wakes up.” “When it was just once a night, I could handle it.  Now it’s once every hour!” If any of these statements describe your experience, you might have a condition called...

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My Bladder is Keeping Me Awake! Nocturia

My Bladder is Keeping Me Awake! Nocturia

Posted by on May 6, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

“I never get a full night’s sleep…I’ve got to get up two or three times a night.” “As soon as I lie down, my bladder wakes up.” “When it was just once a night, I could handle it.  Now it’s once every hour!” If any of these statements describe your experience, you might have a condition called...

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Salt intake and hypertension: could other dietary factors be influencing this relationship?

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of dietary factors on the relationship between salt intake and hypertension. The study concluded that the association between salt intake and hypertension is not influenced by any other dietary factor. Some background Managing hypertension (high blood pressure) can be achieved using a number...

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Adrenal Glands

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Adrenal Glands

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Erectile dysfunction, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hypertension, Infertility, Kidney stones, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Stroke, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 3 comments

The adrenal glands-which are also called suprarenal glands-are part of the endocrine system and are found on the top of each kidney. How the endocrine system hormones work Hormones secreted from glands of the endocrine system travel in the bloodstream to target cells. Target cells have receptors that are specific to each hormone. The hormones and receptors...

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Does the season affect blood pressure levels?

Posted by on Mar 3, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated If there is a difference in average blood pressure levels between seasons. They found that blood pressure was generally lower between February to July and higher between August and December.  Some background Managing blood pressure is important to prevent cardiovascular (heart and circulatory system)...

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