Increased risk for heart failure also seen in group of participants without diastolic dysfunction
Participants in a mindfulness program have significant improvements in self-regulation skills and reductions in blood pressure.
Researchers found hypertension is associated with a 2.5-fold increased risk for developing epilepsy in older age, a risk that may be mitigated by hypertension treatment.
In a population of elderly patients with hypertension, average blood pressure variability was found to decline during the 2 years following the initiation of antihypertensive medication.
The study did not observe any clinically relevant association between use of antihypertensive drugs and pancreatic cancer risk in patients with chronic pancreatitis.
Higher systolic blood pressure and decreased low-density lipoprotein are associated with increased risk for peripheral neuropathy in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Pharmacist-led interventions in general practice can significantly reduce medical risk factors associated with cardiovascular events.
Cumulative high blood pressure from young adulthood to midlife was found to be associated with worse midlife cognitive function and gait.
Breastfeeding for >12 months was found to be associated with a reduced risk for hypertension and diabetes.
Deportation worry is associated with an increased risk for incident hypertension in women.