In people with high blood pressure as part of metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions that increases the risk for heart disease, diuretics offer greater protection against cardiovascular disease.
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FDA has approved Bystolic (nebivolol) for the treatment of high blood pressure.
Elderly black women who use spirituality might be more successful adhering to a hypertension regimen.
Hypertension treatment and control among patients who have been hospitalized for heart failure varies significantly by race and gender.
Two common classes of blood pressure medications are equally effective at controlling high blood pressure.
FDA has approved Daiichi Sankyo's AZOR (amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil) for the treatment of hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. AZOR is a convenient, once daily, single tablet combination of amlodipine, the number one prescribed calcium channel blocker (CCB) on the market, and olmesartan medoxomil, the active ingredient in Benicar, which is the fastest growing angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB).
National Alliance for Hispanic Health is launching a new national program called Hypertension ... Control is in your Hands.
Nebivolol, a selective beta 1-blocker with vasodilating properties, significantly reduced sitting diastolic and systolic blood pressure among patients with mild-to-moderate hypertension.
Blood pressure is oftent not properly diagnosed in children and adolescents. In a study of children and adolescents with hypertension, only about one in four had been previously diagnosed with the condition.