has been defined as a significant increase in BP immediately after surgery with a blood pressure of>140/90 mm Hg.
Further, they said that there are an estimated 50 million hypertension
patients in the USA and around a billion across the world.
Table-I: Association of various factors with pulmonary hypertension
Distribution of systolic hypertension
according to potassium levels was found to be negatively correlated and statistically significant (p=0.0112).
"These findings suggest tooth loss may be an important factor in the development of hypertension
," said the paper's senior author, Jean Wactawski-Wende.
A Controlled Trial of Renal Denervation for Resistant Hypertension
. N Engl J Med 2014; 370(15): 1393-1401.
Day is celebrated annually since 2005 to distribute the message of maintenance of normal blood pressure among common public.
During 1999-2006, the age-adjusted prevalence of hypertension
among adults was similar in Los Angeles County (28.0%) and the United States (29-6%); however, during 2007-2014, the age-adjusted prevalence of hypertension
among adults was lower in Los Angeles County (23-1%, 1.7 million adults), compared with the United States (29-6%).
2017 will delight the huge gathering with a cordial theme of "New insights in diagnosis and management for hypertension
" and anticipates the presence of renowned speakers including doctors, professors, scientists, research fellows, students, business professionals and many more from leading universities, companies and medical research institutions, hospitals sharing their novel researches in the arena of Cardiology, Medicine and Healthcare
is a primary contributor to premature death in the country, with 200,000 deaths every year due directly or indirectly to high blood pressure, according to the DOH.
Conclusion: University students have good knowledge regarding hypertension
. Academic learning and newspapers being the common sources of information.
"Our results demonstrate that early-onset but not late-onset hypertension
in parents is a strong risk factor for incident hypertension