For adults with hypertension, the presence of hypertensive retinopathy may be valuable in assessing the risk of stroke.
Implementation of a large-scale hypertension program was associated with a significant increase in hypertension control.
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Midlife hypertension may increase risk for dementia later in life, according to a new scientific statement published online in Hypertension.
ostmenopausal women with edentulism are at an increased risk for developing hypertension, according to a study published online December 4 in the American Journal of Hypertension.
Blacks are more likely to have hypertension and to have uncontrolled and unreported hypertension than whites.
Older individuals with hypertension tend to prefer more salty food, compared to younger individuals without hypertension.
Among patients meeting guideline-based criteria for hypertension, those with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are less likely to receive a diagnosis of hypertension.
The investigators also found that young people with hypertension were much more likely to be obese. Seventy-three percent fell in the obesity category compared to 57% of middle-aged people with hypertension and 42% of older people with hypertension.