The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet lowered systolic blood pressure in stage-1 isolated systolic hypertension
- Withdrawing antihypertensive treatment. Burton, Ralph // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/10/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6798, p324
Assesses on the value of antihypertensive treatment. Importance of treating hypertension in preventive medicine; Analysis of the relation between hypertension and coronary heart disease risk factors; Significance of withdrawing antihypertensive treatment.
- Effect of Antihypertensives on Sexual Function and Quality of Life. Wassertheil-Smoller, Sylvia; Blaufox, M. Donald; Oberman, Albert; Davis, Barry R.; Swencionis, Charles; Knerr, Maura O'Connell; Hawkins, C. Morton; Langford, Herbert G. // Annals of Internal Medicine;4/15/91, Vol. 114 Issue 8, p613
Presents a study which evaluated the treatment of mild hypertension using combinations of diet and low-dose pharmacologic therapies. Methodology; Results; Discussion.
- Cost-effectiveness of candesartan versus losartan in the primary preventive treatment of hypertension. Granstr�m, Ola; Levin, Lars-�ke; Henriksson, Martin // ClinicoEconomics & Outcomes Research;2012 Part 2, Vol. 4, p313
Background: Although angiotensin receptor blockers have different receptor binding properties, no comparative randomized studies with cardiovascular event endpoints have been performed for this class of drugs. The aim of this study was to assess the long-term cost-effectiveness of candesartan...
- ACE/CCB or ACE/HCTZ for HTN: Which is better? // Primary Care Reports;Feb2009 Clinical Briefs in Primary, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p4
This article discusses research being done on the use of the combined Benazepril and amlodipine or hydrochlorothiazide for treatment of hypertension in high risk patients. It references a study by K. Jamerson et al published in the 2008 issue of "National English Journal of Medicine." The study...
- Use of Antihypertensives in Patients Having Associated Renal Parenchymal Disorders: Cross Sectional Prescription Pattern Study in a Tertiary Care Hospital. Datta, Supratim // International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Drug Research;Jul-Sep2011, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p256
Hypertension is both a cause and a consequence of renal parenchymal disease. Once detected, formulation of an appropriate therapeutic strategy is imperative to not only control hypertension, but also to retard the progression of the renal pathology. Judicious and optimal use of the available...
- Treatment of Mild Hypertension. Smith, C. Kent; Smith, Michael C. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;1/5/90, Vol. 263 Issue 1, p118
Answers queries on treatment alternatives for mild hypertension. Medical history of the patient; Blood pressure levels while sitting and during mornings; Nonpharmacologic treatment approaches; Restriction of salt consumption; Factors considered before institution of pharmacologic therapy;...
- Minerva. Fisher, J // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/12/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7393, p830
Offers news briefs related to medicine as of April 12, 2003. Report that researchers calculated it would take 7.4 hours of every working day for primary care physicians in the United States to complete all the preventative services recommended for all their patients; Discussion of homeopathy...
- 8 TIPS TO LOWER YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE. Beard, Hilary // Essence (Time Inc.);Nov2003, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p102
Gives advice on dealing with high-blood pressure. Background on the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet; Role of calcium in lowering blood pressure; Health benefits of exercise; Negative impact of alcohol on blood pressure.
- Salt! Bad for Slugs and Humans. Wilke, Allan J. // Internal Medicine Alert;7/15/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p97
THE TRIALS OF HYPERTENSION PREVENTION PHASE I (TOPH I) and phase II (TOPH II) were conducted in the late 1980s and early 1990s, respectively. These studies investigated several hypertension treatments including weight loss, sodium restriction, stress management, and dietary supplements, such as...