Hypertension News and Articles

Sep 16, 2019

Study finds flavors play a role in initiation, addiction to e-cigarette use

Study Highlights: A survey of adults who use electronic cigarettes found that flavors attracted many to start using e-cigarettes and supported their continued use.Users of flavored e-cigarettes reported greater satisfaction but also a greater ...

No added dizzy episodes for adults on more intensive blood pressure-lowering treatment

Study Highlights: Intensive blood pressure-lowering therapy reduced episodes of low blood pressure while standing, which may cause dizziness and increased risk of falling. Findings support value and safety achieving lower blood pressure in adults as ...

Arm cuff blood pressure measurements may fall short for predicting heart disease risk in some people with resistant high blood pressure

Study Highlights:The difference between blood and pulse pressure measured near the heart and at the arm, called blood pressure (BP) amplification, is greater in people with difficult-to-treat high blood pressure, regardless of whether their blood ...

Native Hawaiians lowered blood pressure with hula dancing

Study Highlights: In a study of Native Hawaiians, those who practiced hula lowered their blood pressure more than others who received standard education on diet and exercise. Programs that incorporate culturally relevant activities may help improve ...

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