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Simpler Method to Leverage Home Blood Pressure Readings
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Home blood pressure (HBP) monitoring data can be scanned by quickly physicians to determine a summary blood pressure statistic that may reveal which patients have uncontrolled blood pressure, according to an article published in the January/February …

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Managing Blood Pressure: It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint
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What may be affecting your doctor's decision to change your blood pressure target most recently is the landmark SPRINT study published in the November issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. But we'll come back to that in a bit. Let's first look …

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Refocus on your health by checking blood pressure, the 'silent killer'
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According to the Mayo Clinic, high blood pressure can be an indicator of obstructive sleep apnea, kidney problems, adrenal gland tumors, thyroid problems or congenital blood vessel defects. If left unchecked, high blood pressure can lead to heart …

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Meet the Miles Davis of blood pressure cuffs
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You also probably know that actually monitoring your blood pressure is not as easy as it sounds. Most monitors are bulky, cumbersome to use, and certainly not portable. The devices can be inconvenient to use, especially when paired up with certain …

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Blood pressure drugs rethink urged
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More lives could be saved if doctors considered giving blood pressure drugs to all patients at high risk of heart disease – even if their blood pressures are normal, a study suggests. The report calls for a move away from current guidelines which …

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New Year, new you: Target high blood pressure with DASH diet
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DASH encourages you to reduce the sodium in your diet and eat a variety of foods rich in nutrients that help lower blood pressure, such as potassium, calcium and magnesium. By following the DASH diet, you may be able to reduce your blood pressure by a …

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Dapagliflozin Significantly Improves Blood Pressure
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Regarding diabetes control, the intervention group had significant reduction in HbA1c concentration (-0.63% [95% Cl -0.76 to -0.50]). In the intervention group, the reduction of blood pressure in patients who receive beta blockers or calcium-channel …

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'Give more people blood pressure pills to save lives', claims study
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The report adds that once people are on blood pressure medications, the target levels could be lowered even further, citing that recent studies have shown that patients benefit from lower blood pressure, no matter what level they established as a baseline.

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EVOO Effective in Lowering High Blood Pressure
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The second report in the series “Olive Oil as Medicine” by the University of California at Davis Olive Center recommends consumption of extra virgin olive oil to lower high blood pressure. The first report, published in March 2015, looked at the impact …

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