Posts Tagged ‘hypertension’

Hypertension in Pregnancy

Posted by • August 5th, 2011

The latest article in our Clinical Practice review series, Chronic Hypertension in Pregnancy, reviews the potential risks associated with pregnancy among women with chronic hypertension and recommended treatment before and during pregnancy. Current recommendations regarding medications are reviewed. The prevalence of chronic hypertension in pregnancy in the United States is estimated to be as high as 3%,… Read More…

Dietary Management of Hypertension

Posted by • June 4th, 2010

The latest Clinical Therapeutics article, Dietary Therapy in Hypertension, comes from Drs. Frank Sacks and Hannia Campos at the Harvard School of Public Health. Among most populations in developed countries, the prevalence of hypertension increases dramatically with age; in the United States it rises from about 10% in persons 30 years of age to 50% in… Read More…