From white coat hypertension and resistant hypertension to diet and exercise and multiple drug therapy: you'll find practical guidance here.
Ibuprofen Elevates Blood Pressure in Arthritis
Hypertension goes up more than with celecoxib in patients who are at increased risk for cardiovascular disease.
Adding Pounds in Adulthood Ups Major Health Risks
Study: each gain of 5 kg was linked to a 17% drop in odds of healthy aging. A powerful message for young patients.
Hemopericardium and Tamponade
The patient with hypertension and syncope had cardiac tamponade. Causes, symptoms, and treatment described here.
Syncope and Sweat in a 65-Year-Old Man
A man with a history of hypertension had syncope and felt “sweaty.” Chest x-ray was normal. What’s your next test?
5 Top Hypertension Apps for Primary Care
Have a quick look at 5 apps that track BP, estimate risk, chart DASH, just say "Ohm," and more.
Hypertension Quiz: 8 Low Pressure Questions
Take this quick and easy quiz to test your knowledge of the latest research findings.
Hypertension Still a High-wire Act: 8 New Studies
Only half of patients with hypertension have this dangerous condition under control. Highlights of 8 new studies, here.
BP Variability Does More Damage than Hypertension Alone
Dr Bobby Lazzara reviews a new study that suggests reducing fluctuations in blood pressure in older adults could help prevent loss of cognitive function and verbal memory.
New Hypertension Guidelines: 7 Highs and Lows
The ACP and AAFP provide evidence-based recommendations on the benefits and harms of higher vs lower systolic blood pressure targets.
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