Those who abuse appetite suppressants may develop hypertension or anxiety, while those who abuse laxatives or diuretics may develop electrolyte abnormalities, abnormal gut motility, and secondary kidney failure. ... For patients who gain extreme amounts
Are we treating too many patients for hypertension? What defines hypertension as a diagnosis? ... For those readers who have been reading recent rants, you can anticipate the outcry from the hypertension community.
Heavy drinking imposes significant risks for osteoporosis, many types of cancer, liver disease, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, stroke and multiple social and behavioral problems. ... In addition, other conditions should prompt a discussion about the
Hypertension control increased after implementation of the hypertension program from 43.6% in 2001 to 80.4% in 2009. ... Following the study period, the hypertension control rate within Kaiser continued to improve, from 83.7% in 2010 to 87.1% in 2011.
Samuels. At recent American Academy of Neurology meetings, he noted, neurologists who have become progressively more uncomfortable dealing with heart failure and hypertension sought out courses to better manage these conditions
QD: News Every Day--Exercise may lower hypertension, mortality in patients older than 70. ... Exercise capacity is associated with lower mortality risk in elderly men with hypertension, a study found.
Compared with other high-profile chronic disease targets like diabetes or hypertension, osteoarthritis has been somewhat neglected, according to a recently formed consortium that's advocating for more proactive diagnosis and ... A heftier body mass index
George L. Bakris, FACP, (top middle panel) leads case discussions with primary care clinicians via teleconferencing regarding management of uncontrolled hypertension. ... The University of Chicago, meanwhile, began applying Project ECHO in 2010 to an
Major guidelines on hypertension released last year appear to have raised perhaps as many questions as they answered. ... The American Society of Hypertension and the International Society of Hypertension released joint guidelines in December, followed
Results appeared online the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Both types of sweetened drinks were associated with an increased risk of developing hypertension. ... while higher fructose intake from sources other than sugary drinks was associated with