Hypertension

 

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.

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.

High Blood Pressure May Be Harming Your Brain While You Sleep

April 22, 2020

In healthy people, it's normal for blood pressure to drop during the night.  But in hypertensive patients, nighttime blood pressure sometimes doesn't drop, or even increases.  A new study published online in the journal Neurology, shows that those individuals may be more likely to have small areas in the brain that appear damaged from vascular disease and associated memory problems.