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Taming stubbornly high blood pressure – Harvard Health – Harvard Health

Are you sabotaging your heart health without realizing it? Image: © izusek/Getty Images As many as one in seven people being treated for high blood pressure doesn’t have the condition under control, according to a recent scientific statement from the American Heart Association. The problem — known as resistant hypertension — is defined as having high blood pressure despite taking ...

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AHA: The Eyes Have It for High Blood Pressure Clues – HealthDay

THURSDAY, Dec. 13, 2018 (American Heart Association) — When Dr. William White shines a bright light in his patient’s eye, he’s looking for more than just vision problems. He’s searching for clues indicating the effects of high blood pressure, or hypertension, and what he finds could help prevent heart attacks, strokes and other serious health problems far beyond the eye. ...

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Nationwide Recall of Valsartan Blood Pressure Medication Expanded – Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology

December 11, 2018 — Mylan Pharmaceuticals is expanding its consumer-level voluntary nationwide recall to include all lots of products containing Valsartan within expiry due to an impurity that has been classified as a probable human carcinogen. Valsartan is used for the treatment of high blood pressure for the treatment of heart failure, and to reduce cardiovascular mortality following myocardial infarction. ...

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High blood pressure (hypertension) during pregnancy – Medical News Today

A woman can develop high blood pressure, or hypertension, at any point during pregnancy. High blood pressure is affecting more and more pregnant women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of pregnant women who developed high blood pressure in the United States almost doubled between 1993 and 2014. High blood pressure affects an estimated ...

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