High blood pressure: Eating this popular root vegetable could lower your reading

HIGH blood pressure is a condition that can lead to serious health complications if left untreated, but making simple changes to your diet can help keep your reading in check. One food in particular is recommended by experts for its blood pressure lowering properties.
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Conclusions: ICP and IOP have opposing effects on LCD and LC peak strain. While their effects on LCD are equivalent, the effect of IOP on LC peak strain is 3 times larger than that of ICP. The influences of these pressure are dependent on sclera material properties, which might explain the pathogenesis of ocular hypertension and normal-tension glaucoma. PMID: 31007950 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Tags: J Ophthalmol Source Type: research
ConclusionDMVs disruption might be involved in the development of extensive microbleeds, especially non-strict lobar cerebral microbleeds.
Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The factors associated with comorbidity schizophrenia and type 2 diabetes are manifold. These factors must be taken into account when introducing preventive behaviors that must be multidisciplinary in order to ensure better patient care. PMID: 31005354 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue d Epidemiologie et de Sante Publique - Category: Epidemiology Tags: Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique Source Type: research
Universal screening for cardiovascular risk factors in children could improve the early diagnosis of hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes. The current childhood obesity epidemic underscores the relevance of screening for these comorbidities. Siegel et al report the findings of an initial feasibility pilot study of a small group of children aged 12-14 performed in a middle-school setting. The authors showed that screening for hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes was feasible in this setting.
Source: The Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: The Editors' Perspectives Source Type: research
This study was performed in Dr Soetomo General Hospital, a tertiary center in East – Java, Indonesia over the period of 2013-2017. Chronic hypertension (CH) was divided using JNC VII criteria, as stage 1 (Blood pressure ≥140/90 mmHg) and Stage 2 (BP>160/110 mmHg) hypertension.Main Outcome Measures:The primary outcomes were maternal and perinatal outcome. Data was statistically analyzed using Chi-square, Fischer exact test, and Mann-Whitney test (program: SPSS ®23)ResultsOver these 5 years, 352 patients were diagnosed with CH. The stage 2 of CH was associated with worse maternal outcome: maternal death (5.6%...
Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Condition:   Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Interventions:   Drug: RVT-1201;   Drug: Placebo Sponsors:   Altavant Sciences GmbH;   Altavant Sciences, Inc.;   PPD Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Essential Hypertension Intervention:   Device: Transmedial Psychoeducational Program to improve adherence full or partial (PS) Sponsors:   Universidad de Concepcion;   Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Hypertension Intervention:   Behavioral: EIM intervention group Sponsor:   Chinese University of Hong Kong Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
HIGH blood pressure can lead to serious health complications if left untreated, and can be caused by eating a poor diet, high in salt. One way to lower your reading is to make some changes to what you eat - including a certain food in your meals has been proven effective.
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