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Mar 1, 2002 - ...Midlife Hypertension Increases Later Stroke Risk Am Fam Physician. 2002 Mar 1;65(5):963-964. Currently, elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is a known risk factor for stroke. The positive effect of eliminating hypertension on stroke occurrence is apparent within a few years of...

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May 1, 2002 - ...bias; for example, patients with lung disease may have excess respiratory signals that effectively block the perception of pain. Hypertension, increasing age, and diabetes mellitus have also been considered risk factors for unrecognized MI; however, this supposition has not been...

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May 1, 2002 - ...occur. Long-term use of ephedra is associated with tachyphylaxis and may cause hemodynamic instability during the perioperative period. Hypertension, coma, and fatal hyperpyrexia may occur when ephedra is used with monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Atherosclerosis risk is diminished in...

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Nov 1, 2001 - ...steal syndrome are unknown, it generally occurs in patients older than 55 years and has a 2:1 male-to-female ratio. Risk factors include hypertension, diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, tobacco use and vigorous exercise of the affected extremity. In more than 95 percent of cases,...

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Mar 15, 2002 - ...sympathomimetic agent that stimulates alpha-adrenergic receptors on smooth muscle and can reduce nasal congestion. Toxic effects include hypertension, tachycardia, and central nervous system (CNS) stimulation (presenting as agitation, insomnia, psychosis, and/or seizures). Cerebral...

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Mar 1, 2002 - ...uterine atony than low-dose oxytocin. Reduced need for second-line uterotonic agents has the potential of avoiding side effects such as hypertension or bronchospasm and may also lead to cost savings. Read the full article. Get immediate access, anytime, anywhere. Choose a single...

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Mar 1, 2002 - ...All 1,860 study participants had either hypertension or diminished renal function. The ACE inhibitor used varied among studies. All patients received regular blood pressure measurements and laboratory testing. The primary outcomes were end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and a twofold...

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Mar 1, 2002 - ...The study consisted of 1,715 patients who were enrolled at more than 200 clinical sites. Eligible patients had type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and at least 900 mg of proteinuria in a 24-hour specimen. In addition to the randomly assigned study medication, patients were allowed to use...

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Mar 1, 2002 - ...are at risk of developing diabetes and related conditions later in life and face a range of complications during pregnancy, including hypertension, preeclampsia, and cesarean delivery. Macrosomia is more common in infants exposed to GDM, as are the risks of operative delivery,...

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Jan 15, 2002 - ...Home Monitoring in Patients with Essential Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 2002 Jan 15;65(2):309. Results of studies using self-reporting of blood pressure measurement by way of telecommunication systems have demonstrated declines in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure, but...

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Feb 15, 2002 - ...studies that have examined the renal effects of coxib drugs are noted by the authors, but smaller trials have shown the occurrence of hypertension in about 1 percent of patients and peripheral edema in about 2 to 4 percent of patients. The authors conclude that celecoxib and...

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Feb 1, 2002 - ...indication for CPAP in patients with sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome is excessive daytime sleepiness, the relationship of this syndrome to hypertension and, possibly, myocardial infarction and stroke should be considered. It is unclear, however, if CPAP treatment will actually reduce...

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Aug 15, 2001 - ...About 4,500 patients and 15 hospital hypertension units were recruited for the study by 315 participating general practitioners. The mean age of the 2,583 women and 1,912 men was 64.4 years. In each group, about 30 percent of patients had one risk factor, and 40 percent had two risk...

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Jul 15, 2001 - ...Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnosis and Treatment Am Fam Physician. 2001 Jul 15;64(2):316-319. Primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) is familial in at least 6 percent of cases with an autosomal dominant inheritance, and is more common in women than in men. Anorexigens (such as...

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Sep 1, 2001 - ...to reduce the number and severity of migraine attacks. Based on observational and anecdotal evidence, patients taking lisinopril for hypertension were believed to have fewer migraine attacks. Schrader and colleagues conducted a randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover study to...

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Sep 1, 2001 - ...Acute supportive care includes cautious treatment of patients with hypertension. In fact, treatment should not be initiated for hypertension because it normally resolves over a period of hours to days. Patients with hypotension should be treated more aggressively, with fluids,...

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Sep 1, 2001 - ...and the suspicion for PE is still high. In an unstable patient, bedside echocardiography can be performed initially to look for pulmonary hypertension, a thrombus or other cardiologic conditions (such as pericardial tamponade, valvular disease) to explain the clinical presentation....

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Jun 15, 2001 - ...trials of calcium antagonists involved more than 5,500 participants, with the majority being elderly patients with systolic hypertension. The treated patients experienced a 39 percent reduction in stroke and a 28 percent reduction in major cardiovascular events. For both agents,...

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Jun 1, 2001 - ...The study included 630 research subjects, 82 percent of whom were men. The mean age was 42 years. Twenty-three percent had a history of hypertension, 22 percent had a family history of heart disease and 11 percent were smokers. Based on the Framingham Risk Index, the five-year...

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May 15, 2001 - ...had a history of allergies or anaphylaxis, and carried injectable epinephrine with them. Children were excluded if they had a history of hypertension, heart disease, seizures or other neurologic disorders, and if they were unable to discontinue the use of adrenergic drugs for at...

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May 15, 2001 - ...and when the risk of withdrawal seizures is high. Clonidine or atenolol, both of which reduce withdrawal symptoms, are useful if hypertension occurs during withdrawal. The dosage and duration of treatment should be guided by the severity of the withdrawal symptoms.—r.s. Add/view...

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May 1, 2001 - ...humans. The role of homocysteine in the long-term progression of atherosclerosis and CAD maybe overshadowed by other risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes and lipid levels. The relationship between homocystinemia and other risk factors or protective mechanisms in different...

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May 1, 2001 - ...and untreated hyperlipidemia were calculated. These estimates were adjusted for age, sex, history of coronary or cerebrovascular disease, hypertension, smoking and body mass index. The relative risk of dementia in patients with untreated hyperlipidemia was not significantly reduced...

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May 1, 2001 - ...of 115 mg per L (3.0 mmol per L). Patients at the absolute highest risk for coronary heart disease with nonlipid risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes and smoking should be targeted for treatment. The author concludes that evidence seems to contradict the lower is better...

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Mar 15, 2001 - ...Hyperglycemia, fever and hypertension are associated with poor stroke prognosis. Glucose levels should be normalized, and acetaminophen used for fever. Hypertension should not be treated aggressively in the first week because of the risk of reducing cerebral blood flow....

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