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Researchers used a new protocol to quickly screen 19 children who were 10 to 19-year-olds and found that of the eight who retained sodium, seven had high blood pressure. The inability to properly excrete sodium in the body can occur during stress.
Now there's reason to believe that they can help protect a person from the risk of developing high blood pressure in the mature adult years. The National Institutes of Health says that 90 percent of Americans 50 or older are likely to suffer from
Linemen were especially likely to have developed prehypertension or stage 1 hypertension, according to the study, which was published in Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association. The study of 133 varsity football players at Harvard
Font Size 7 Steps to Tame Prehypertension Is your blood pressure higher than it should be? Lower than the high blood pressure range, but still above normal? That's prehypertension, and it may be more serious than you think. Prehypertension is between
Ambulatory blood pressure monitors use a cuff outfitted with a microchip to measure and record blood pressure levels at regular intervals. Because these devices run on automatic pilot, they tend to provide the least biased, most reliable information.
Childhood hypertension is on the rise, says Dr. Arvind Kasaragod. While not much research has been done on hypertension among children', a few studies indicate that 17 per cent of adolescents in India have high BP. The reasons for this range from
Can someone please talk about white-coat hypertension high or borderline high blood pressure at the clinic but up to 15 to 20 points lower at the discount store, state fair, etc...What is a good level to aim for (at the clinic, at other places)?...
China has more than 330 million people with high blood pressure and one out of every three adults has hypertension, Professor Liu Lisheng, president of the World Hypertension League, said on Sunday. The prevalence rate for hypertension in Chinese men
Nearly 1.5 million people die every year in south-east Asia due to high blood pressure, a World Health Organisation (WHO) statement said here Sunday. "High blood pressure or hypertension is the leading risk factor for deaths claiming 1.5 million
This year's theme for World Health Day April 7 is hypertension, or high blood pressure. The disease is now striking at an earlier age, and even those in their 20s and 30s are affected, doctors say. "Earlier, it was usually people in their 40s and 50s