High blood pressure affects 108 million American adults, CDC says

Also called hypertension, the long-term medical condition can be treated with medication and healthier lifestyle changes.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Source Type: news

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Publication date: September 2020Source: Advances in Medical Sciences, Volume 65, Issue 2Author(s): Agata Duszańska, Jaroslaw Wasilewski, Marek Gierlotka, Michal Zakliczyński
Source: Advances in Medical Sciences - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
Authors: Abstract Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy constitute one of the leading causes of maternal and perinatal mortality worldwide. It has been estimated that preeclampsia complicates 2-8% of pregnancies globally (). In Latin America and the Caribbean, hypertensive disorders are responsible for almost 26% of maternal deaths, whereas in Africa and Asia they contribute to 9% of deaths. Although maternal mortality is much lower in high-income countries than in developing countries, 16% of maternal deaths can be attributed to hypertensive disorders (). In the United States, the rate of preeclampsia increased by...
Source: Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
Authors: Abstract Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy constitute one of the leading causes of maternal and perinatal mortality worldwide. It has been estimated that preeclampsia complicates 2-8% of pregnancies globally (). In Latin America and the Caribbean, hypertensive disorders are responsible for almost 26% of maternal deaths, whereas in Africa and Asia they contribute to 9% of deaths. Although maternal mortality is much lower in high-income countries than in developing countries, 16% of maternal deaths can be attributed to hypertensive disorders (). In the United States, the rate of preeclampsia increased by...
Source: Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 May 2020Source: Heart &LungAuthor(s): Burcu Camcıoğlu Yılmaz, Meral Boşnak Güçlü, Müşerrefe Nur Keleş, Gülten Aydoğdu Taçoy, Atiye Çengel
Source: Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
HIGH BLOOD pressure is a health risk. The dangerous condition can be managed by lifestyle changes. Eating which cheese could help lower your blood pressure reading?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
HIGH BLOOD pressure is a health risk. The dangerous condition can be managed by lifestyle changes. Eating which cheese could help lower your blood pressure reading?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Authors: Amouzegar A, Azizi F, Ashrafivand S, Ahi Z, Saleh M, Mohaghegh S, Gargari SS Abstract BACKGROUND: Calcium and vitamin D deficiency is common among Iranian women of childbearing age and poses adverse effects on pregnancy outcomes. The aim of the current study was to determine the prevalence of vitamin D and calcium in a sample of Iranian pregnant women and to assess its correlation with the feto-maternal outcomes. With this aim. METHODS: In this prospective cross-sectional study, a sample of pregnant women between 15 to 45 years who were in the third trimester were recruited from a number of hospitals i...
Source: Human Antibodies - Category: Biochemistry Tags: Hum Antibodies Source Type: research
Conclusion: Implementation of a government-supported PE programme for the general population recruited in the primary care setting and recommended by healthcare professionals is feasible, and was associated with health benefits, mainly improvements in physical fitness. PMID: 32441167 [PubMed - in process]
Source: European Journal of General Practice - Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research
AbstractThe Collaborative Care Model (CoCM), in which social workers, primary care physicians, and a consulting psychiatrist work as a team, is an established approach to the treatment of common mental health conditions in primary care settings. Following implementation of a CoCM depression care program at our hospital-based academic primary care practice, we observed a low rate of retention with the use of problem solving therapy/behavioral activation (PST/BA). Our aim in this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), an evidence-based, flexible strategy that focuses on the relationship...
Source: Psychiatric Quarterly - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a chronic and progressive cardiopulmonary disease in which the mean pulmonary artery pressure is greater than 25  mmHg at rest.1 The most prevalent symptoms in PAH are dyspnea, fatigue, chest pain, and syncope. The presence of these symptoms negatively affects physical functioning in patients. The patients experience a decrease in exercise capacity, increase in dyspnea, and deterioration in the quality of lif e.2,3 Despite improvements in the prognosis of PAH through medical treatments, dyspnea and deterioration in exercise capacity continue to adversely affect the patients’ quality of life.
Source: Heart and Lung - Category: Intensive Care Authors: Source Type: research
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