High blood pressure: The two-ingredient drink that could lower your reading

HIGH blood pressure affects around a third of adults in the UK, and left untreated, serious complications can occur. One way to keep blood pressure in check could be to consume a certain drink containing two ingredients.
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Conclusion: In this study, frequent regular use of over-the-counter mouthwash was associated with increased risk of hypertension, independent of major risk factors for hypertension and several other potential confounders. PMID: 31709856 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Blood Pressure - Category: Hematology Tags: Blood Press Source Type: research
Analyst, 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9AN01679A, PaperKyu Shik Eom, Yijae Lee, Hye Won Seo, Ji Yoon Kang, Joon S. Shim, Soo Hyun Lee An excessive cholesterol level can lead to cardiovascular diseases, such as stroke, hypertension, and myocardial infarction. A non-invasive, painless method of determining the cholesterol in the blood would improve the... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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We report on the prespecified secondary outcome, echocardiographic indexes of LV function, from a previously reported study of the effect of lung ultrasound (US)-guided dry weight reduction on systolic blood pressure.Study DesignSingle-blind randomized trial.Settings &Participants71 clinically euvolemic hypertensive hemodialysis patients in Greece and Slovenia.InterventionThe active intervention group’s (n = 35) volume removal was guided by the total number of lung US B-lines observed every week before a midweek dialysis session. The usual-care group (n = 36) was treated using standard-of-care...
Source: American Journal of Kidney Diseases - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
After issuing a recall due to an impurity called NDMA, Health Canada urged patients not to stop taking their hypertension medications without consulting their health-care providers, but some may not have listened.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news
ConclusionsIn this high-risk low-income cohort, contributions of risk factors to HF varied, particularly by race. To reduce the population burden of HF, interventions tailored for specific race and sex groups may be warranted.Graphical abstract
Source: JACC: Heart Failure - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Publication date: December 2019Source: Global Heart, Volume 14, Issue 4Author(s): Ruth Webster, Gary Parker, Stephane Heritier, Rohina Joshi, Karen Yeates, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, J. Jaime Miranda, Brian Oldenburg, Bruce Ovbiagele, Mayowa Owolabi, David Peiris, Devarsetty Praveen, Abdul Salam, Jon-David Schwalm, K.R. Thankappan, Nihal Thomas, Sheldon Tobe, Rajesh Vedanthan
Source: Global Heart - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
This study sought to evaluate the feasibility and the overall results of a hypertension control program, based mainly on a network of community nonprofessional health promoters, in the poor rural region of Borbon (Ecuador).MethodsThis is a prospective cohort study describing the results of a program of hypertension diagnosis, treatment and follow-up from 2004 to 2015 in the area, carried out mainly by the health promoters.ResultsThe number of hypertensive patients identified and followed over the years increased from 1,024 in 2004 to 1,733 in 2015. The percentage of patients with no visits during a year was reduced to
Source: Global Heart - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Objective We aimed to compare the demographic, laboratory, and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) parameters of patients with masked hypertension (MHT), define factors predicting MHT, and determine the ABPM parameters affecting left ventricular mass index (LVMI) in obese youth. Methods Data of obese patients were evaluated retrospectively. Patients with ambulatory hypertension (AHT), white-coat hypertension (WCHT), MHT, or normotension (NT) were determined. Demographic and laboratory findings, office and ABPM measurements, blood pressure variability (BPV), and heart rate variability (HRV) were compared betwee...
Source: Blood Pressure Monitoring - Category: Cardiology Tags: Clinical Methods and Pathophysiology Source Type: research
Background: Obesity is closely related to many chronic diseases and metabolic risk factors. The present study examined the relationship of obesity-related indices to blood pressure (BP) and fasting plasma glucose (FPG) among young Chinese men. Methods: A total of 1193 male college students aged 18–22 years participated in the study. Height, weight, waist circumference (WC), body mass index (BMI), waist-to-height ratio (WHtR), systolic blood pressure (SBP), diastolic blood pressure (DBP) and FPG were measured. High BP was defined as SBP ≥140 mmHg and/or DBP ≥90 mmHg. Impaired fasting glucose (IFG) was defin...
Source: Blood Pressure Monitoring - Category: Cardiology Tags: Clinical Methods and Pathophysiology Source Type: research
In conclusion, Transtek TMB-1776 has passed all phases of ESH-IP 2010 and is suitable for self/home blood pressure measurement of adults.
Source: Blood Pressure Monitoring - Category: Cardiology Tags: Devices and Technology Source Type: research
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