In recent years, our understanding of treatment-resistant hypertension
has increased and new therapeutic approaches are providing the potential to improve patient outcomes.
He said there needed to be continuous education in the field of hypertension
to help physicians keep up to date with the latest developments and innovations.
Meta-analysis of prevalence of hypertension
Future research in this area should go beyond identifying secondary hypertension
from drugs and toxins to determining their dose-time susceptibility characteristics and the magnitude and strength of this association.
Those with persistent hypertension
were referred to cardiovascular physicians for follow-up of more than 1 year, during which none of the final diagnoses changed.
is an important factor in determining post-operative morbidity and mortality in children with congenital heart disease.
Women who had used antihypertensive drugs before pregnancy and those who had multiple births, preexisting chronic hypertension
, diabetes, gestational diabetes, cardiovascular disease or chronic renal disease were excluded, because these characteristics are associated with both preeclampsia or gestational hypertension
and birth weight.
Tracleer, the first pill for treatment of pulmonary hypertension
, has been approved by the U.
Almost one quarter of adults in the United States have hypertension
Among the negative health effects of lead absorption are demonstrated increases in blood pressure and the risk of developing chronic high blood pressure, or hypertension
is twice as common in blacks as whites, and severe hypertension
is rive times more common in black men and seven times more common in black women compared with whites.
For example, a study reported last March in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that some 80-to-84-year-old hypertension
patients reduced their blood pressure through monitored sodium restriction and weight loss.