With increased incidence of obesity—and higher caloric and salt intake—in the general population, resistant hypertension is more prevalent than ever.
Given the intimate anatomical and physiological relationship of the adrenals to the kidney, an understanding of adrenal disease is imperative for urologists and nephrologists alike.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins report that high doses of vitamin C may help lower blood pressure, but they do not advocate vitamin C supplements for hypertensive patients.
Researchers observe good blood-pressure lowering at six months.
Systolic blood pressure of 160 mm Hg or higher raised death-censored graft loss risk twofold.
Patients experienced robust declines in systolic and diastolic pressure after receiving intrathecal clonidine.
Even blood pressure not considered hypertensive may reflect latent risk for adverse outcomes.
In a small study, spironolactone decreased blood pressure with no significant rise in potassium.
Adding other seasonings to food could diminish this preference, new findings suggest.
Data show sustained blood pressure reductions two years after the procedure.
Blood pressure increased in hypertensive patients who took calls before measurements were obtained.
SWL is an independent risk factor for hypertension in patients without CKD.
Risk is greatest in patients with a lower body mass index and younger age.
Canadian study of more than one million health records reveals a twofold increased risk.
Filipinos had the highest rates, followed by Japanese, study found.
Meta-analysis also shows significantly prolonged QT/QTc following consumption.
It is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events and death, hypertension, and diabetes.
Use of either drug is associated with similar incidences of adverse cardiovascular events or death.