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Does exercise improve heart health and reduce mortality even in those with high blood pressure?

Posted by on Nov 26, 2019 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined whether physical activity can help lower mortality risk and improve heart health in people with high blood pressure. This study concluded that physical activity reduced mortality risk, including those with high blood pressure. Some background According to the World Health Organization, hypertension (HT) or high...

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Hypertension and cardiovascular disease risk: what is the right anti-hypertensive strategy?

Posted by on Sep 29, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the risk of cardiovascular events in patients taking medication for hypertension. They found that the rate of cardiovascular events was higher in patients that are taking recommended medication. Some background Managing hypertension (high blood pressure) is important to prevent complications. Stroke and heart...

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Including lean pork in a diet for high blood pressure

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effect of introducing pork into the diet of patients with pre-hypertension (elevated blood pressure). The authors concluded that including pork as the main source of dietary protein instead of fish or chicken had no negative effect on blood pressure levels. Some background Pre-hypertension is often managed by...

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Can Bofu-tsusho-san, an oriental medicine, help to control high blood pressure?

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to see if the addition of an oriental medicine, Bofu-tsusho-san (BOF), to traditional western medical treatment could be beneficial in lowering high blood pressure in the treatment of obesity. Some background In the western world the rate of obesity is rising. Obesity is associated with the development of type 2...

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Recent clinical trials in the management of hypertension

Posted by on Jul 20, 2013 in Hypertension | 0 comments

This article reviewed the recent advances in the treatment of hypertension (HTN) as published in the latest clinical trials. During the past two years, a large focus has been given to the treatment of resistance hypertension. It is defined as persistently high blood pressure despite medical treatment with at least 3 blood pressure lowering drugs....

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Are medications needed in patients with mild hypertension and no other cardiovascular disease?

Posted by on Jul 6, 2013 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell Nowadays, patients with mild HTN and no other cardiovascular (CV) disease are treated with anti-hypertensive drugs despite there being no evidence (clinical trials) supporting this practice. This review put this practice into test, evaluating if medical therapy reduce the risk of death or CV events among these subjects.  Some...

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