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Apr 1, 2003 - ...did not show any changes. Baseline characteristics, including age, sex, body mass index, cholesterol levels, smoking status, presence of hypertension, presence of diabetes, and presence of family history of coronary heart disease, were compared among the groups. During a median...

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Apr 15, 2003 - ...included cholesterol level, age, gender, etiology of valvular stenosis, smoking history, and diagnosis of other chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and coronary disease. A second echo-cardiogram of the aortic valve was obtained at least six months after the initial...

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Mar 1, 2003 - ...either had confirmed cerebrovascular or cardiovascular disease or were at significant risk of these conditions because of smoking, hypertension, or diabetes. After completing a battery of physical and psychologic screening tests, all patients participated in a four-week placebo...

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Apr 1, 2003 - ...common adverse effects involved cutaneous effects on the skin, but Cushingoid changes, gastrointestinal upset, myopathy, weight gain, hypertension, and osteoporosis were also common. Only two patients (5 percent) had complications resulting from surgical treatment. Complete...

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Feb 15, 2003 - ...with altered autonomic function include neurogenic essential hypertension, psychogenic ischemic heart disease, and congestive heart failure. About 40 percent of patients with untreated essential hypertension have increased norepinephrine levels that stimulate the heart, elevate...

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Feb 15, 2003 - ...Approximately 42 percent of patients who are successfully treated for mild to moderate hypertension remain normotensive 12 months after withdrawal of medication. Nelson and colleagues studied patients 65 to 84 years of age who were presenting to general practitioners in Australia to...

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Feb 1, 2003 - ...had been taking antihypertensive medication for more than four years. One half of the 20 men and 18 women took only one medication for hypertension, but 25 of the patients took other medications regularly (range: one to more than five additional drugs). The most commonly prescribed...

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Oct 15, 2002 - ...Asymptomatic Hypertension Am Fam Physician. 2002 Oct 15;66(8):1547-1548. In patients with diastolic blood pressures between 115 and 129 mm Hg, only three patients require treatment to prevent one death, stroke, or myocardial infarction. In other forms of hypertension, the numbers...

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Feb 1, 2003 - ...Clinical clues that should lead to a suspicion of sleep apnea include snoring, obesity, hypertension, and daytime somnolence. Of course, sleep apnea is not the only sleep disorder that can cause daytime sleepiness. In the differential diagnosis, the author includes insufficient...

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Feb 1, 2003 - ...of the medications. Other components of type 2 diabetes treatment include management of nonglycemic risk factors, including dyslipidemia, hypertension, and, possibly, hormone replacement. The author concludes that aggressive treatment of type 2 diabetes will decrease the incidence...

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Feb 15, 2003 - ...The greatest absolute risk reduction in ischemic stroke occurred in patients who had the highest baseline risk for stroke (e.g., hypertension, diabetes, previous cerebral ischemia). For example, the absolute risk reduction was 6.0 percent per year in patients who had a previous...

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Feb 15, 2003 - ...(45.5 kg) more than ideal body weight or more than 200 percent of ideal body weight, is associated with serious comorbid diseases such as hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes. Obesity surgery, including gastric bypass (GBP), biliopancreatic diversion (BPD), and gastroplasties...

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Jan 1, 2003 - ...because of their anticholinergic properties, but they are also responsible for side effects such as insomnia, anxiety, palpitations, hypertension, dry mouth and eyes and, possibly, urinary problems. In approximately one half of all asthma cases, chronic cough is the only symptom,...

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Feb 1, 2003 - ...younger than 18 years or older than 75 years, patients who were already taking vasoactive agents, and patients with noncirrhotic portal hypertension, contraindications to the trial drugs, low blood pressure, or bradycardia were excluded. Researchers randomized 172 participants to...

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Oct 1, 2002 - ...have shown that garlic use can lower serum cholesterol levels from 5 to 15 percent, reduce plaque size, and cause a modest reduction in hypertension. Nevertheless, knowledge about the active compounds and the exact mechanisms of action are lacking. Other cardiovascular benefits can...

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Oct 1, 2002 - ...occur in one person per 1,000. A review by Gibson and Watson stresses the importance of early detection of the condition and control of hypertension. At least two forms of APKD are currently recognized. The more common PKD1 (approximately 86 percent of cases) is attributed to...

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Oct 1, 2002 - ...syndrome. Other features include intrauterine fetal death and deliveries before 34 weeks' gestation associated with pregnancy-induced hypertension or intrauterine growth retardation. Mothers may also have livedo reticularis, arterial or venous thrombosis, or neurologic conditions...

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Sep 1, 2002 - ...Reduces myocardial infarction and atherosclerosis; reduces hypertension; improves outcome in IgA nephropathy, lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes, and psychiatric disorders Omega-6 fatty acids Generalized reduction in immune...

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Sep 15, 2002 - ...with atrial fibrillation who have a lower risk of thromboembolic stroke, including those with no history of cardiovascular events or hypertension, no therapy or aspirin might be a better alternative. Stroke Prophylaxis Treatment Recommendations, Based on Maximizing QALYs The...

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Aug 15, 2002 - ...previous stroke or transient ischemic attack (1,013 patients), peripheral artery disease (4,051 patients), diabetes (3,577 patients), or hypertension (4,355 patients). The average age was 66 years, and the average blood pressure was 139/79 mm Hg. Patients were randomly allocated to...

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Sep 1, 2002 - ...older, nonsmokers, more likely to take aspirin and multivitamins regularly, and more physically active. Their rates of obesity and hypertension, however, were higher. After adjusting for age and cardiovascular risk factors, intake of fish was inversely associated with incidence of...

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Jul 1, 2002 - ...and euphoric effects. They also offer some cardiopulmonary benefits, including decreased cardiac congestion and decreased pulmonary hypertension. Opioids can be administered by various routes, including cutaneous patches, subcutaneous injection, parenteral, oral, inhaled, or per...

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May 15, 2002 - ...months but had not used any hormonal medications or herbal supplements during that time. Exclusions included hysterectomy, uncontrolled hypertension, and history of stroke, cancer, myocardial infarction, or transient ischemic attack during the previous five years. Blood levels of...

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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 15, 2002 - ...editor's note: These were not healthy patients. One half had hypertension, 36 percent had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, 80 percent had coronary heart disease, 31 percent had lower limb ischemia, and 14 percent had diabetes. Fourteen percent reported current smoking, and 17...

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