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. pmv5057@psu.edu

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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