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Nearly 10 percent of people with high blood pressure have resistant hypertension, meaning their blood pressure is still high despite taking at least three medications.
Health professionals at Veteran's Administration hospitals and clinics can more accurately diagnose patients using the BpTRU Blood Pressure Monitor by eliminating the effects of white coat
Doctors routinely record blood pressure levels that are significantly higher than levels recorded by nurses, the first thorough analysis of scientific data has revealed.
An elevated blood pressure is a sign of being at-risk for a heart attack, but not all measurements show a high BP while at the doctor.
While some people might claim that the physical nature of their job keeps them physically fit, a new research review has found that leisure-time physical activity has a bigger effect on maintaining a healthy blood pressure level.
Significantly Less Medication Needed to Maintain Blood Pressure Control; Important Findings for Doctors, Patients and Payers (PRWEB) September 26, 2013
In a study that included more than 140,000 participants from17 countries of varying income levels, researchers found a large gap between both detection and control of hypertension across all countries studied, with just over half of participants with hypertension aware of their diagnosis, and about one-third of those being treated for hypertension successfully controlling their blood pressure.
New research has identified a number of triggers that raise and lower blood pressure, such as talking on cell phones and doing yoga, respectively.
Teenagers with high blood pressure appear to have better psychological adjustment and enjoy higher quality of life than those with normal blood pressure.
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