Women who had HTN
history during pregnancy or were suffering from diabetes, heart diseases, arthritis, tuberculosis and other organic and infectious diseases were excluded.
Moreover, the Longitudinal Health Insurance Database (LHID), a subset of the NHIRD that randomly selects one million insured individuals, was used to investigate the association between shoulder pain and HTN
and CVD over a 14-year period (2000-2013).
Even in bigger countries, the controlled rates of HTN
unfortunately, are not all that encouraging with only 35% HTN
control achieved in the US, 24% in Australia and the statistics of the South Asian region are even grimmer with only 8% and 6% control rates in China and India3.
BP was classified as per the Joint National Committee on prevention, detection, evaluation, and treatment of BP (BP in pre-HTN - 120-139/80-89 mmHg, HTN
Stage I - 140-159/90-99 mmHg, and HTN
Stage II - 160 or above/100 or above mmHg).
This year, HTN
has acquired a regular seat to the Local Government Unit's ICT Council as a representative of private IT organizations and has also provided mentorships to accelerating and incubating startups.
Studies have shown that patients do not have the appropriate knowledge about non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as HTN
and DM and increasing their knowledge and awareness about such diseases have helped reduce morbidity and mortality.
Prevalence of HTN
among Adolescent/ Teens and Adults/ Elderly Group Normotensive Pre-HTN Adolescent and 1711 (19.0%) 28 (13.5%) Teens (13-19) Years Adults and 731 (81.0%) 180 (86.5%) Elderly (> 20) Years Total 902 (100%) 208 (100%) Group HTN
(Stage- Total I/II) Adolescent and 14 (4.7%) 213 (15.4%) Teens (13-19) Years Adults and 286 (95.3%) 1197 (84.6%) Elderly (> 20) Years Total 300 (100%) 1410 (100%) Table 2.
Because of the asymptomatic nature of HTN
, up to 60% of patients have been reported to discontinue treatment.
His past medical or family history was not contributory as he had never been diagnosed with HTN
, diabetes, or kidney diseases.
A 77-year-old male with a history of chronic poorly controlled hypertension (HTN
) and ischemic heart disease (IHD) was referred to a dermatologist for the presence of red-brownish flat lesions over both forearms and the dorsum of hands since 2 weeks and localized yellowish elevated lesions that were hard in consistency over both 1st and 2nd toes and the left little linger since 8 months; these were associated with moderate-grade pain.
TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Among patients with hypertension (HTN
), repeated measurement of an initially elevated blood pressure (BP) is associated with a reduction in systolic BP, according to a research letter published online April 16 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Case-control studies of acute cerebral apoplexies in 52 countries have shown that 90% of potentially modifiable risk factors associated with myocardial infarction are attributed to smoking, insufficient physical activity poor nutrition, alcohol consumption, hypertension (HTN
), abnormal blood lipids, overweight, type II diabetes mellitus (DM), and psychophysical factors.