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African-Americans and High Blood Pressure by ShapeUp .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNONCER: One of the most serious health issues in the African-American community is hypertension. Dr. Reginald Robinson a Washington, DC-based cardiologist explains some of the basics of this disease. REGINALD L. ROBINSON, MD: Hypertension is a disease process; most people will know it by blood pressure. And blood pressure would be a measure of ... Read on »
Lower Blood Pressure Goal Benefits African-Americans with Chronic Kidney Disease, Protein in the Urine by Medline Plus Posted Thu 02 Sep 2010 8:40am On average, a lower blood pressure goal was no better than the standard blood pressure goal at slowing progression of kidney disease among African-Americans who had chronic kidney disease resulting from high blood pressure, according to results of the African-American Study of Kidney Disea ... Read on »
Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease in African-Americans by nih.gov Posted Mon 20 Sep 2010 10:45am A lower blood pressure goal was no better than the standard goal at slowing the progression of kidney disease among African-Americans with chronic kidney disease resulting from high blood pressure. However, the findings suggest that the blood pressure goal did benefit people who also had protein in the urine, which is a sign of kidney damage. ... Read on »
May is High Blood Pressure Education Month by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 23 May 2011 10:05pm A CDC Feature Article Nearly 68 million people have high blood pressure, which is also called hypertension, in the U.S. Hypertension increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, the first and third leading causes of death. Blood pressure that is slightly higher than normal is called prehypertension28% of Ameri ... Read on »
Treat High Blood Pressure in Blacks Aggressively: Experts by HealthFinder Posted Mon 04 Oct 2010 10:00am healthnewslink International medical group recommends starting lifestyle changes, drug therapy earlier than usual. ... Read on »
Treat High Blood Pressure in Blacks Aggressively by Medline Plus Posted Mon 04 Oct 2010 1:00pm International medical group recommends starting lifestyle changes, drug therapy earlier than usual By Alan Mozes Monday, October 4, 2010 MONDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Because high blood pressure is such a serious health problem for black patients, the International Society on ... Read on »
Medical Moment: High Blood Pressure by OurHealth Posted Thu 02 Sep 2010 7:54am High Blood Pressure is a scary diagnosis and yet a common diagnosis amongst black women. OurHealth is concerned with the lack of information that people who are actually suffering from this condition seem to have about how it's effecting their overall health and what steps they need to take to combat it. Did you know - ... Read on »
Barbers Help Black Men Beat High Blood Pressure by nih.gov Posted Mon 14 Mar 2011 12:56pm A new study found that barbers successfully helped fight high blood pressure in African-American men. The results support an increasingly popular practice, in which trusted members of the community deliver important health messages to those who need them. About 72 million people nationwide have high ... Read on »
10 simple ways to improve your blood pressure reading by EyeDrD Posted Mon 31 Oct 2011 9:30am High blood pressure is one of the most preventable conditions. But it plays a contributing role in more than 15 percent of deaths in the United States, according to a new Harvard study. Although it causes no symptoms, such as Twenty-eight percent ... Read on »
HHS Secretary Sebelius statement on National High Blood Pressure Education Month by Health & Human Services Posted Wed 02 May 2012 1:01am May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month and Stroke Awareness Month. It makes sense to observe both in the same month because when you control your blood pressure, you reduce your risk of stroke —the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Unfortunately, 1 in 3 U.S. adults—an estimate ... Read on »