Many patients with high blood pressure have sought relief from complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Many have consumed danshen, a Chinese herb used in Oriental medicine that promotes blood flow, treats cardiovascular disease.
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A study of more than 1,200 patients with extremely low or high blood pressure showed that the influence of genes on blood pressure may vary based on gender.
A device first implanted in U.S. is showing a significant reduction in blood pressure in patients who suffer from severe hypertension.
Persons with prehypertension, generally defined as having a systolic blood pressure in the range of 120 and 139 mm Hg or a diastolic blood pressure of 80 to 89, will usually develop hypertension at the rate of about 10% per year.
High blood pressure control is important as you age, even when only one of the blood pressure readings is in the hypertensive range.
Children with high blood pressure may be at risk for sleep breathing disorders.