Hypertension

 

Trends and Outcomes of Stroke in Women with Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

September 11, 2020

A study published in an AHA journal describes recent trends, predictors, and outcomes of stroke in patients with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

ESC Congress 2020 Hot Line Reviews

September 07, 2020

Dr. Gregory Weiss compiles thoughts and perspective on hot line trials presented at ESC Congress 2020.

BRACE CORONA: No Benefit from Discontinuing ACEs/ARBs in Patients with COVID-19

September 01, 2020

Investigators found no benefit from the discontinuation of ACE inhibitors/ARBs in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in a prospective, randomized, phase 4 trial.

Blood Pressure Therapies Lower CVD Risk, Regardless of Disease History

August 31, 2020

The largest and most comprehensive look at blood pressure therapies and cardiovascular disease risk to date is providing an overview of the effects of antihypertensive therapy at varying levels of baseline blood pressure.

No Link Between Blood Pressure Medications and Increased Depression Risk

August 25, 2020

An analysis of more than 3 million Europeans receiving an antihypertensive medication indicates medications for high blood pressure were not linked to an increase in risk of depressive disorders.

Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Could Predict Risk of Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

August 22, 2020

Analysis of 2500 women indicates hypertensive disorders of pregnancy increased the risk of experiencing menopausal symptoms later in life.

Case Report: Altered Elder

August 17, 2020

Our latest case report from Dr. Brady Pregerson features a 72 y/o male with a history of hypertension and TIA. Check out the EKG and see if you can determine the diagnosis.

Examining Age-Specific CVD Risk Associated with Blood Pressure in Diabetics

July 22, 2020

A new study details the age-specific associations between high blood pressure and CVD risk among patients with diabetes.

Physical Exercise Could Mitigate Effects of Pollution on Hypertension Risk

July 20, 2020

New data from a study in Taiwan is detailing the complex interaction between physical activity and limiting exposure to high pollution levels.

COVID-19 Mortality Risk linked to Hypertension, But NOT ACE’s and ARBs

June 09, 2020

Hypertensive patients have a two-fold increased risk of dying from the coronavirus COVID-19 compared to patients without high blood pressure, according to new research published in the European Heart Journal.  In addition, if the hypertension is untreated, the risk is greater.