Items tagged as "hypertension"
Hypertension is the most common condition seen in primary care and leads to heart attack, stroke, kidney failure and death if not detected early and treated appropriately. New guidelines released online by JAMA today offer nine recommendations and a treatment algorithm (flow chart) to help physicians treat patients with hypertension. Sandra [...]Created by Dana Sparks
ROCHESTER, Minn. — ACE inhibitors, short for angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, are a common blood pressure treatment. The January issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter covers how this drug works and its many uses. ACE inhibitors make it possible for blood vessels to relax, lowering blood pressure. This occurs by preventing [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
ROCHESTER, Minn. — June 21, 2012. Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered an association between a commonly prescribed blood pressure drug, Olmesartan, and severe gastrointestinal issues such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss and electrolyte abnormalities — symptoms common among those who have celiac disease. The findings are published online today [...]Created by Nick Hanson
Dr. Michael J. Hogan joined us to discuss hypertension. High blood pressure is painless and causes 1 million deaths a year in the United States. It can lead to heart disease, kidney failure, strokes and dementia. We talked about the latest in diagnoses and treatment. Medical edge Weekend - Full Show - [...]Created by Admin
This Medical Edge Weekend program features Dr. John Graves discussing hypertension and rhabdomyolysis. Medical Edge Weekend 2-19-11Created by Admin
Medical Edge Weekend for Saturday, November 28 features Dr. John Graves talking about hypertension and kidney problems. Medical Edge Weekend 11-28-09Created by Admin
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was recently put on medication for high blood pressure. Does it matter what time I take it? I thought I was supposed to take it before I go to bed. But when I do, I’m up all night using the bathroom. Also, is this medication something I [...]Created by Dana Sparks