Determinants of exaggerated difference in morning and evening blood pressure measured by self-measured blood pressure monitoring in medicated hypertensive patients: jichi Morning Hypertension Research (JMORE) study," The American Journal of Hypertension
Systolic blood pressure (the top number of your blood pressure reading) is an important predictor of stroke risk, according to a report in the April issue of the American Journal of Hypertension
In a recent study published in the American Journal of Hypertension
, even red wine that has had the alcohol removed reduced stiffness in the arteries of patients with coronary artery disease (CAD).
RESEARCH PUBLISHED in the American Journal of Hypertension
this year showed that when stressed-out African-American students meditated for 15 minutes every morning and afternoon, they had lower blood-pressure levels, And that, some say, will lead to better academic performance.
Los resultados preliminares de un estudio fueron presentados en la reunion anual de la Sociedad Americana de Hipertension, en Nueva York, Estados Unidos, y publicados en el American Journal of Hypertension
Weber, MD, an editor of the American Journal of Hypertension
explains that "blood pressure often rises when a doctor measures it and this can lead to an incorrect diagnosis of hypertension.
An important study recently published in the American Journal of Hypertension
shows that VIAGRA (sildenafil citrate), the breakthrough oral treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED), has comparable efficacy for ED for men taking antihypertensive (high blood pressure) medications concurrent with VIAGRA, as for men treated with VIAGRA alone.
American Journal of Hypertension
, 2000; 13:2251-255 via JAMA, June 7, 2000;283(21)2767.
People with high blood pressure (hypertension) who have trouble sleeping may be at greater risk for heart damage than those who sleep through the night, according to an Italian study reported in the January 1999 American Journal of Hypertension
A report in the American Journal of Hypertension
indicates that newer antihypertensive medications are more effective in controlling blood pressure of elderly people - especially those with heart disease who see their physicians regularly and have their prescriptions filled at the same pharmacy.