From white coat hypertension and resistant hypertension to diet and exercise and multiple drug therapy: you'll find practical guidance here.
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.
Hypertension and Cardiac Comorbidities: A 3-Question Quiz
See what you know about optimal co-management when the patient with hypertension also has Afib, CAD, or heart failure.
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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