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Quantum Sufficit - Jul 1, 2006 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2006 - ...902 had some college education, 764 were college graduates, and 621 had postgraduate degrees. Risk factors for poor health such as hypertension, smoking rates, and waist circumference were substantially higher among persons with the least amount of education, and these risk factors...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0701/p25.html

Quantum Sufficit - Jun 15, 2006 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2006 - ...feeling lonely be a health risk? According to study findings published in Psychology and Aging, loneliness is as much a risk factor for hypertension as obesity and lack of exercise. Researchers interviewed 229 people between the ages of 50 and 68 to determine each person’s perceived...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0615/p2113.html

Quantum Sufficit - Oct 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2005 - ...Eating some chocolate can be good for you, according to a study published in Hypertension. Comparing the health benefits of dark chocolate and white chocolate, researchers found that eating a 3.5-oz bar of dark chocolate daily was associated with a drop in systolic and diastolic...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1015/p1442.html

Quantum Sufficit - Sep 1, 2005 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2005 - ...Children with pulmonary hypertension may benefit from taking an impotence drug, according to early results of a small study published in Circulation. Sildenafil (Viagra) was given to 14 children with pulmonary hypertension. Children with pulmonary hypertension usually die within one...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0901/p744.html

Quantum Sufficit - Jan 15, 2005 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2005 - ...tea drinkers. Researchers found that in those who drank 120 to 599 mL of green or oolong tea every day for a year, the risk of developing hypertension was reduced by 46 percent, and in those drinking 600 mL per day or more, the risk was reduced by 65 percent. Results were adjusted...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0115/p238.html

Quantum Sufficit - Apr 15, 2004 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2004 - ...heart failure (CHF) after being admitted with dyspnea on exertion and edema affecting the left breast. The woman had a history of hypertension but no history of breast injury or infection. Examination showed jugular venous distention and bilateral pretibial pitting edema. There was...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0415/p1852.html

Quantum Sufficit - Feb 15, 2003 - American Family Physician

Feb 15, 2003 - ...study of 8,386 married couples published in BMJ finds that the partners of persons with certain diseases, including asthma, depression, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and peptic ulcer disease, have an increased risk of developing those diseases themselves. The risk—at least 70...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0215/p687.html

Quantum Sufficit - Jan 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2003 - ...Researchers compared the effects of eating oat cereal with the effects of wheat cereal in 88 patients who were being treated for hypertension. By the end of the 12-week trial, 73 percent in the oat cereal group were able to stop taking antihypertensive medication or reduce it by one...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0101/p25.html

Quantum Sufficit - Nov 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2002 - ...A taste for salt in babies may be related to elevated blood pressure, according to a study published in Hypertension. Researchers gave 234 newborns small drops of a water-and-salt mixture and found that the babies who had the most favorable response to the salty taste also had...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/1101/p1609.html

Quantum Sufficit - Oct 1, 2002 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2002 - ...Next: Hypertension and Diabetes: Family Physicians' Pivotal Role View the full table of contents >> Home / Journals / afp / Vol. 66/No. 7(October 1, 2002) / Quantum Sufficit: Quantum Sufficit...

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Quantum Sufficit - Mar 15, 2002 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2002 - ...drugs the previous week, and 16 percent indicated they were also taking an herbal supplement. Participants most often named headache and hypertension as the reasons for taking drugs. The most common reason given for taking vitamins and herbal supplements was health. Who says...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0315/p1021.html

Quantum Sufficit - Dec 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2001 - ...(IHD). The study matched 933 patients with IHD with 5,516 control patients. Even after adjusting for confounding factors of diabetes, hypertension, smoking and body mass index, the odds ratio was increased in IHD patients who had ever been prescribed an antidepressant before their...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1201/p1801.html

Quantum Sufficit - Nov 1, 2001 - American Family Physician

Nov 1, 2001 - ...woman who presented with abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. According to a case report in The Lancet, the woman had a history of hypertension, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, spondyloarthropathy and dementia. She had recently finished a course of therapy for...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1101/p1503.html

Quantum Sufficit - Aug 15, 2001 - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2001 - ...disease: measure children's blood pressure annually to prevent future risk. According to an article in the American Journal of Hypertension, the rising trend in childhood obesity may indicate a cardiovascular disease epidemic in the future. The authors of the article suggest that...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0815/p557.html

Quantum Sufficit - Dec 1, 2000 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2000 - ...blood pressure screenings. Here's a creative solution to that problem: according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Hypertension, catching these men when they accompany their partners to an obstetric check-up seems to work. The study undertaken at Washington...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1201/p2395.html

Quantum Sufficit - May 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

May 15, 2000 - ...at least in men. A recent Australian study of 60 patients with central obesity and high triglyceride levels, high blood glucose values or hypertension found that after compliance with the high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet plan for 12 weeks, insulin sensitivity was improved in men,...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0515/p2957.html

Quantum Sufficit - Apr 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2000 - ...to geographic variation in diet and lifestyle. The study findings prompt questions about the current practice used to define hypertension. Currently, hypertension is defined as a systolic blood pressure of 140 mm Hg or higher, or diastolic pressure of 90 mm Hg or higher. Researchers...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0415/p2313.html

Quantum Sufficit - Apr 15, 1999 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 1999 - ...Clinic of Bonn in Germany determined that they do, at least when it comes to home monitoring of blood pressure. Thirty patients with hypertension were given home monitoring devices for blood pressure. They were instructed to measure their blood pressure once in the morning and once...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2088.html

Quantum Sufficit - Feb 1, 1999 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 1999 - ...who were exposed to combat in Vietnam found that the psychologic trauma of combat had only a minor role in later health problems, such as hypertension, respiratory problems and gastrointestinal disorders. According to findings published in Psychosomatic Medicine, genetics and...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0201/p521.html

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