hypertension

Teens also at risk for organ damage from high blood pressure
Teens also at risk for organ damage from high blood pressure (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Organ damage from high blood pressure doesn’t only occur in adults; it can also happen in teenagers, according to research presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Council on Hypertension, AHA Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, American Society of ... Read More »

Cardiometabolic risk factors to help obese kids
Cardiometabolic risk factors to help obese kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Because obesity affects one in six U.S. children and adolescents, there is a pressing need to identify the subset of overweight or obese kids at the highest risk of developing cardiovascular and metabolic complications and to direct interventions to them. ... Read More »

Gradual weight gain raises pregnancy blood pressure danger
Gradual weight gain raises pregnancy blood pressure danger (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers are challenging women to start thinking about pre-pregnancy health sooner, with the finding that years of gradual weight gain more than doubles the risk of blood pressure disorders in pregnancy. School of Public Health researcher Akilew Adane said this ... Read More »

Link between preeclampsia and children’s development
Link between preeclampsia and children’s development (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Institute for Health Research has revealed that hypertensive diseases during pregnancy, in particular preeclampsia, have long-term and possibly permanent consequences for the motor development in offspring. Studies by Notre Dame researcher, Tegan Grace, which ... Read More »

High blood pressure during pregnancy could elevate the risk of a future stroke
High blood pressure during pregnancy could elevate the risk of a future stroke (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

High blood pressure during pregnancy could dramatically raise a woman’s lifetime risk of stroke, according to a study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress. “We’ve found that women who had high blood pressure during pregnancy could be at higher ... Read More »

High blood pressure in pregnancy may spell hot flashes later
High blood pressure in pregnancy may spell hot flashes later (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women who have hypertensive diseases during pregnancy seem to be at higher risk of having troublesome hot flashes and night sweats at menopause, report researchers from the Netherlands in an article published in Menopause, the journal of The North American ... Read More »

Safety of blood pressure medication during pregnancy unclear
Safety of blood pressure medication during pregnancy unclear (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Nearly 5 percent of pregnant women are prescribed drugs to treat high blood pressure External link, including some drugs that aren’t considered safe for mothers or their babies, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension. Use ... Read More »

 
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