Latest Hypertension News
Inflated in stomach, it may create sense of fullness.
Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death.
Study shows delivery of tissue plasminogen activator is often later than staff believes.
6-minute walk stress echocardiography noninvasively predicts pulmonary hypertension development in connective tissue disease.
Higher rates of sudden cardiac arrest are seen in blacks versus whites and often at younger ages.
Patients may think of hypertension as a psychological condition, related to too much tension, study finds.
Initiating antihypertensive therapy increases the short-term risk of falls in elderly patients, study finds.
About half of cardiovascular deaths could be prevented with elimination of 5 major risk factors.
Increase expected to lead to fewer coronary heart disease events, stroke events, CVD-related deaths.
Proteinuria, hyperphosphatemia, anemia linked more rapid annual decline in eGFR.
Treatment should begin early to prevent cardiac dysfunction, researchers say.
Patients have few cardiopulmonary symptoms; serum uric acid can predict presence of pumonary hypertension.
Mechanisms include diuresis and electrolyte imbalance, sedation and cognitive impairment.
Drugs significantly lower blood pressure even without adherence to low-salt diet
Failure to resume ARBs linked to mortality risk, especially in younger patients.
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