High blood pressure: The surprising food that could lower your reading

HIGH blood pressure is a common condition, affecting one in four adults in the UK, but it can lead to complications if left untreated. A surprising food could help keep blood pressure in check and prevent any serious problems occurring.
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Authors: Mazkereth R, Maayan-Metzger A, Leibovitch L, Schushan-Eisen I, Morag I, Straus T Abstract BACKGROUND: The need for postnatal monitoring of infants exposed to intrauterine beta blockers (BBs) has not been clearly defined. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate infants exposed to intrauterine BBs in order to estimate the need for postnatal monitoring. METHODS: This retrospective case-control study comprised 153 term infants born to mothers who had been treated with BBs during pregnancy. Treatment indications included hypertension 76 mothers (49.7%), cardiac arrhythmias 48 (31.4%), rheumatic heart disease 14 (9.1%),...
Source: The Israel Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Isr Med Assoc J Source Type: research
Hypertension affects more than one third of US adults, but achieving adequate control remains elusive. A new document fine-tunes existing approaches and suggests new strategies.Medscape Medical News
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ConclusionCo-administration of Rg3-KRG+AG is an effective add-on for improving BP along with attaining favorable cardiometabolic outcomes in individuals with type 2 diabetes. Ginseng derivatives may offer clinical utility when included in the polypharmacy and lifestyle treatment of diabetes.Graphical abstract
Source: Journal of Ginseng Research - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Abstract Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a serious condition. However, prevailing therapeutic strategies are not effective enough to treat PAH. Therefore, finding an effective therapy is clearly warranted. Adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells (ASCs) and ASCs-derived exosomes (ASCs-Exos) exert protective effects in PAH, but the underlying mechanism remains unclear. Using a coculture of ASCs and monocrotaline pyrrole (MCTP)-treated human pulmonary artery endothelial cells (HPAECs), we demonstrated that ASCs increased cell proliferation in MCTP-treated HPAECs. Results showed that ASCs-Exos improved prolife...
Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
A study being presented this weekend in Philadelphia is the latest data on Livongo's programs, which combine connected monitoring devices and digital coaching.
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Conditions:   End Stage Renal Disease;   Hypertension;   Extracellular Volume Overload;   Intradialytic Hypotension Intervention:   Other: IBPS-Guided Ultrafiltration Sponsor:   VA Office of Research and Development Not yet recruiting
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FRIDAY, Nov. 15, 2019 -- Pregnancy-related high blood pressure puts women at higher risk of heart disease later on, new research suggests. In the study, researchers analyzed an average of seven years of follow-up data on more than 220,000 women in...
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ConclusionConventional HD resulting in substantial plasma volume removal do not alter large artery elastic properties, whereas intrinsic microvascular venular dilator function is markedly impaired, an effect directly associated with the increase in hemoconcentration.
Source: Microvascular Research - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
The objective of this study was 1) to assess the relationship between diagnosed DLP and cardiovascular disease in COPD patients and compare it with other known cardiovascular risk factors and 2) to determine the relationship between the different cardiovascular comorbidities and the severity groups according to the GOLD 2017 classification.MethodsA cross-sectional, observational study was performed in 454 outpatients with COPD during their follow up. We calculated the prevalence of each of the cardiovascular comorbidities and the probability of each of the cardiovascular risk factors to occur jointly with a vascular diseas...
Source: Revista Clinica Espanola - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionsFruit and vegetable intake modifies the relationship between fat intake and hypertension, whereby high fruit and vegetable intake may offset the detrimental effect of fat intake on hypertension. Increased fruit and vegetable intake and controlled fat intake are recommended to prevent hypertension in Chinese adults.
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
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