Use of calcium-channel blockers appears to offer no advantages in improving clinical outcomes compared with use of diuretics when treating hypertension among individuals with metabolic syndrome.
Black men with kidney disease and high blood pressure are more likely than others to not have their blood pressure under control, which could worsen their kidney disease.
In people with high blood pressure as part of metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions that increases the risk for heart disease, diuretics offer greater protection against cardiovascular disease.
FDA has approved Bystolic (nebivolol) for the treatment of high blood pressure.
Elderly black women who use spirituality might be more successful adhering to a hypertension regimen.
Hypertension treatment and control among patients who have been hospitalized for heart failure varies significantly by race and gender.
Two common classes of blood pressure medications are equally effective at controlling high blood pressure.
FDA has approved Daiichi Sankyo's AZOR (amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil) for the treatment of hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. AZOR is a convenient, once daily, single tablet combination of amlodipine, the number one prescribed calcium channel blocker (CCB) on the market, and olmesartan medoxomil, the active ingredient in Benicar, which is the fastest growing angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB).
National Alliance for Hispanic Health is launching a new national program called Hypertension ... Control is in your Hands.
Nebivolol, a selective beta 1-blocker with vasodilating properties, significantly reduced sitting diastolic and systolic blood pressure among patients with mild-to-moderate hypertension.
Blood pressure is oftent not properly diagnosed in children and adolescents. In a study of children and adolescents with hypertension, only about one in four had been previously diagnosed with the condition.
The distrust of healthcare providers shown by people with high blood pressure impedes effective treatment.
Substituting soy nuts for other protein sources in a healthy diet appears to lower blood pressure in postmenopausal women, and also may reduce cholesterol levels in women with high blood pressure.
Single tablets containing two drugs may be the key to increasing blood pressure control rates from 36 percent to over 80 percent in the U.S.
Fixed-dose combination BENICAR HCT was associated with a greater mean reduction in seated systolic blood pressure at 12 weeks in patients with Stage 2 hypertension, compared with amlodipine + benazepril study doses.
While men and women both get high blood pressure and related kidney disease, the path to get there is shorter, steeper and just different for men.
High blood pressure is known among doctors and medical professionals as a "silent killer." Nearly one in three adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure but shows no symptoms of this potentially lethal condition.
Surgery is the only chance these people have of a blood pressure cure. Their quality of life improves dramatically without the side affects caused by blood pressure medications.
The availability of a non-invasive blood pressure measurement is an important step in enabling the advancement of non-invasive preclinical research
Tekturna Provides Additional Blood Pressure Reduction When Used With Diovan.
A Chicago-area study of 50 individuals with a misaligned Atlas vertebra and high blood pressure showed that after a one-time specialized chiropractic adjustment, blood pressure decreased significantly.
After a one time specialized chiropractic adjustment, blood pressure decreased significantly.
The approval of Tekturna (aliskiren) tablets for the treatment of high blood pressure, or hypertension, which affects an estimated 25 percent of Americans and causes increased risk of stroke, heart attack, kidney failure, heart failure and death.
Young adults who devote more time to physical activity have a reduced risk of developing high blood pressure in the next 15 years.
the three most commonly used drugs in the United States, acetaminophen, ibuprofen and aspirin, increase the risk of developing high blood pressure in middle aged men.