Pounds and pressure

Rubin, Rita
August 1993
U.S. News & World Report;8/23/93, Vol. 115 Issue 8, p66
Discusses two new studies which conclude that losing just a few pounds can make a long-lasting dent in many cases of mild hypertension. The research also shows that adding modest doses of medication to such healthful lifestyle changes can further lower blood pressure. Estimated number of Americans with hypertension; Findings of `treatment of mild hypertension study' (TOMHS) and `trial of antihypertensive interventions and management' (TAIM).


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