Blood Pressure With Nitrate Exposure: Back-to-Basics With Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.

Auteur(s) :
Veerabhadrappa P., Schutte AE.
Date :
Juil, 2017
Source(s) :
American journal of hypertension. #30:7 p665-6
Adresse :
Department of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University,Reading, Pennsylvania, USA.

Sommaire de l'article

Much as the advancements are changing modern medicine, systemic hypertension still remains the largest attributable risk factor for mortality worldwide. Each 2 mm Hg increase in systolic blood pressure (BP) increases mortality due to ischemic heart disease and stroke by 7% and 10%, respectively. Despite cheap and highly effective pharmacological treatment available, only about half of hypertensives are treated and among those, effective BP control is achieved in only about half. Clearly, novel population-based approaches are needed, and more evidence point to go back-to-basics: to reimagine healthy habits, mainly diet…

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