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AHTAmerican Hairless Terrier (dog breed)
AHTAnimal Health Trust (Suffolk, England)
AHTAverage Handle Time
AHTAnchor Handling Tug (offshore rig support vessel)
AHTAverage Handling Time
AHTAntihypertensive (pharmaceuticals)
AHTAnimal Health Technician
AHTAfter Hours Trading
AHTArterial Hypertension
AHTAsociación de Hoteles de Turismo de la República Argentina (Spanish)
AHTAquí Hay Tomate (Spanish TV program)
AHTAnimal Health Technologist
AHTAverage Holding Time
AHTAfrican Human Trypanosomiasis
AHTArabian Horse Trust
AHTAcute Head Trauma
AHTAurélie Habasque-Tobie (French artist)
AHTAcoustic Homing Torpedo
AHTApplied Heat Transfer (New York)
AHTAnti-Human Trafficking
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At present, there are only limited studies that demonstrate an increased risk of falls during the initiation of antihypertensive drugs.
In addition, during the initial evaluation, and then periodically, diabetes patients should be assessed for orthostatic hypotension "to individualize blood pressure goals, select the most appropriate antihypertensive agents, and minimize adverse effects of antihypertensive therapy," according to the recommendations.
Furthermore, taking antihypertensive drugs of unknown photosensitizing potential conferred a 10% increase in risk of cSCC in the study.
sup][4],[5],[6] Recently, several prospective trials led to a debate on whether the use of antihypertensive drugs is associated with new-onset osteoporotic fracture (NOF) in hypertensive patients undergoing treatment.
In addition, tracking blood pressure twice or more per week or tracking blood glucose once or more per week was associated with significantly better adherence to antihypertensive and oral antidiabetic medications.
The Walgreens retrospective cohort study examined patients who filled an antihypertensive, oral antidiabetic or antihyperlipidemic medication among those 50 years old or greater, between March and October 2014.
Responsibility: taking responsibility to initiate early antihypertensive therapy and provide close monitoring until the patient is stabilised
In the Heart Outcomes Evaluation (HOPE)-3 trial, the combination of rosuvastatin (Crestor) at 10 mg/day plus antihypertensive therapy with 16 mg/day of candesartan and 12.
If your blood pressure is significantly elevated--140/90 or higher, for example--your doctor may prescribe an antihypertensive medication as well as lifestyle modifications.
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It may be that high blood pressure is protective or it may be that something that people with high blood pressure are exposed to more often, such as antihypertensive medication, is protecting them from Alzheimers disease," Crane said.
Steven Nissen, MD, chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic, explains that for someone whose blood pressure is naturally around 110/70 mm Hg, for example, there is obviously no need for antihypertensive medications since that's well within the healthy range.