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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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Managing hypertension: how effective is fixed dose combination of amlodipine/valsartan?

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated a fixed-dose combination of amlodipine and valsartan (AML/VAL) for the treatment of hypertension. They found that AML/VAL reduced blood pressure in patients with poor response to VAL alone. Some background Hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) is a common condition. Managing BP levels in patients with...

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Perindopril and amlodipine – can this combination prevent organ damage in hypertension?

Posted by on Nov 17, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of the drug combination perindopril and amlodipine (PEAM) on organ damage in patients with hypertension with and without ischemic heart disease (IHD). They found that PEAM was effective in reducing blood pressure and organ damage in these patients. Some background Hypertension or high blood...

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Managing blood pressure variability with olmesartan

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if olmesartan (Benicar) reduced blood pressure variability over 24 hours. They found that combination therapy with olmesartan improved blood pressure levels and reduced blood pressure variability. Some background Managing hypertension (high blood pressure) involves using either medication or lifestyle...

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Effect of diet on reducing blood pressure

Posted by on Mar 6, 2016 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined how different diets could be used to lower high blood pressure. They found that the effect on blood pressure from a modified diet replacing carbohydrates with fat was comparable to a low fat diet.  Some background The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating pattern emphasizes fruit and...

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Renal Denervation or Medication: which is most effective for the treatment of resistant high blood pressure?

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper compared the effect of renal denervation to medication alone in patients with resistant high blood pressure. The authors concluded that renal denervation and intensified medical treatment is similar have similar effects on blood pressure. Some background Resistant hypertension is high blood pressure which cannot be...

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Is your blood pressure rising undetected?

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated whether blood pressure levels change throughout the day.  Some background When blood pressure is measured, the value is given as two numbers; for example 120/80 mmHg. The first (or top number) is the pressure inside arteries when the heart is contracting (systolic blood pressure). The bottom number is the...

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