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PASADENA, Calif., Aug.
Minorities at a higher risk of developing hypertension used a community-based program to significantly lower their blood pressure.
While they are not a substitute for medication, alternative therapies such as transcendental meditation and isometric exercise can be effective in a battle against high blood pressure, according to a new report in the journal Hypertension.
Patients with systolic hypertension who were treated with the diuretic chlorthalidone for 4.5 years as part of a clinical trial had a significantly lower rate of death and a gain in life expectancy free from cardiovascular death about 20 years later compared to patients who received placebo.
For patients who have suffered an ischemic stroke, traditional treatment prescribes keeping subsequent blood pressure levels as low as possible to reduce the risk of another stroke.
Patients with high blood pressure who are given combined drug therapy from the start of treatment respond better than patients given single-drug treatment (monotherapy), according to a new study.
Patients with hypertension, diabetes and coronary artery disease who maintained their systolic blood pressure at less than 130 mm Hg did not have improved cardiovascular outcomes compared to patients with usual blood pressure control.
An international research team has identified a number of unsuspected genetic variants associated with systolic blood pressure (SBP), diastolic blood pressure (DBP), and hypertension (high blood pressure), suggesting potential avenues of investigation for the prevention or treatment of hypertension.
Canadian researchers say a simple, automated monitoring system helped lower patients' blood pressure.
PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. announced today that new data presented at the American Society of Hypertension, Inc.