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Association Between Severe Sleep Apnea And Resistant High Blood Pressure: Study

American Academy of Sleep Medicine A new study shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications. The study involved...

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2014-08-05 12:04:58

Kaiser Permanente The mantra for treatment for high blood pressure has been "the lower, the better," but that goal can potentially put patients at risk of kidney failure or death, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Researchers examined the electronic health records of nearly 400,000 Kaiser Permanente patients in Southern California who were taking medications to treat high blood pressure from January 2006 through...

2014-08-04 16:26:22

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mantra for treatment for high blood pressure has been "the lower, the better," but that goal can potentially put patients at risk of kidney failure or death, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Researchers examined the electronic health records of nearly 400,000 Kaiser Permanente patients in Southern California...

Home Blood Pressure-monitoring Kits Can Save Money For Insurance Companies
2014-07-15 03:29:05

American Heart Association Home blood pressure-monitoring kits can save insurance companies money by improving healthcare quality and reducing healthcare costs, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension. In the United States, more than 76 million adults have diagnosed high blood pressure, and many more are undiagnosed. Since high blood pressure typically has no symptoms, periodic testing is critical especially for people with the factors that...

2014-07-14 23:08:07

Vkool.com reviews Ken Burge’s Blood Pressure Solution, a newly updated book of treating high blood pressure naturally and safely. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 According to the Blood Pressure Solution book review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a helpful guide that features a series of new information on high blood pressure. Vkool exposes in its review that this book can help readers understand more about blood pressure. The book shows readers common causes of high blood...

2014-07-10 08:27:57

The Family Reunion Health Guide helps families talk about the connection between diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney disease WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP) offers the Family Reunion Health Guide to help African American families talk at family reunions and other summer events about the connection between kidney disease, and more common conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure. Designed to be used by...

Childhood Malnutrition Linked To Higher Blood Pressure In Adulthood
2014-07-01 03:29:28

American Heart Association Severe malnutrition in childhood may increase the risk for high blood pressure in adulthood — a possible significant impact on global health, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. Inadequate nutrition before birth and up to age 5 may harm the heart’s development, researchers said. “If nutritional needs are not met during this time, when structures of the body are highly susceptible to potentially...

2014-06-30 23:15:58

Shane Michaels releases a review of Blood Pressure Solution, a guide developed by Ken Burge to help people discover how to lower their blood pressure without prescription medications. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Blood Pressure Solution, Ken Burge’s at-home guide to lowering blood pressure naturally without expensive and even toxic, prescription medications has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “Hypertension is often called “The...

2014-06-25 11:19:15

St. Michael's Hospital There's good news for the 30 percent or more of adults who suffer from insomnia There's good news for the 30 per cent or more of adults who suffer from insomnia--difficulty falling asleep, waking up for prolonged periods during the night or unwanted early morning awakenings. New research from St. Michael's Hospital has found that insomnia does not put them at increased risk of developing high blood pressure. Dr. Nicholas Vozoris, a respirologist at St....

2014-06-12 12:40:21

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Penn study also suggests adding CPAP therapy may help with high blood pressure Obesity and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) tend to co-exist and are associated with a variety of cardiovascular risk factors, including inflammation, insulin resistance, abnormal cholesterol, and high blood pressure. While effective therapies are available for OSA, researchers are still unclear about what interventions are most effective in reducing the burden of...

2014-06-12 08:25:53

New website and PSA campaign urge those living with hypertension to Check their high blood pressure, Change unhealthy behaviors and Control their blood pressure at a healthy level DALLAS, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans with high blood pressure are about to get a strong dose of encouragement and a reminder of the grim consequences of the condition if left uncontrolled. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...


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