Hypertension

Hypertension in Chronic Pain: Risk Factors

Hypertension in Chronic Pain: Risk Factors

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In patients with chronic pain, comorbid hypertension may be mediated by reduced heart rate variability and spontaneous baroreflex sensitivity.

Correlation Between Headache and CSF in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Correlation Between Headache and CSF in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

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Findings from a recent study were unable to show a cause and effect relationship between headache and cerebrospinal fluid pressure in idiopathic intracranial hypertension, despite that headache is typically the first symptom.

Marijuana Use May Increase Risk of Hypertension-Related Death

Marijuana Use May Increase Risk of Hypertension-Related Death

Researchers found that marijuana use increases risk of hypertension-related death by three-fold, and marijuana use is linked to greater cardiovascular risks than cigarette smoking.

Prediabetes Knowledge Gaps Found With Survey of PCPs

Prediabetes Knowledge Gaps Found With Survey of PCPs

Most primary care physicians can't identify all 11 risk factors for prediabetes, and it's important to address gaps in knowledge.

Gout Prevention With Dietary Intervention

Gout Prevention With Dietary Intervention

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet is effective for prevention of gout.

Connection Between Migraine and Hypertension in Women

Dr Pamela Rist discusses her research in women with migraine and hypertension at the 2017 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. Scroll to below the video for a full text transcript of Dr Rist's interview.

Risk for Hypertension in Women With a History of Migraine

Risk for Hypertension in Women With a History of Migraine

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The risk for developing hypertension was slightly higher in women with a history of migraine compared with women who do not have a history of the condition.

Knee Osteoarthritis May Increase Risk of Hypertension

Knee Osteoarthritis May Increase Risk of Hypertension

Having knee osteoarthritis may increase the likelihood of developing hypertension.

Reduced Opioid Requirements When Comorbid OA, Hypertension Treated With Beta-Blockers

Reduced Opioid Requirements When Comorbid OA, Hypertension Treated With Beta-Blockers

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The anti-nociceptive effect of beta-adrenergic blockade is associated with decreased joint pain and reduced opioid requirements in patients with symptomatic large joint osteoarthritis and hypertension.

Study: Health Insurance Expansion Likely To Increase Hypertension Treatment

Study: Health Insurance Expansion Likely To Increase Hypertension Treatment

Increase expected to lead to fewer coronary heart disease events, stroke events, CVD-related deaths.

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