Tag Archives: Hypertension

Hard-to-Treat Hypertension Among Black Adults May Be Linked to Sleep Apnea

Black people are more likely to have hypertension than their white counterparts. Now, new findings published in the journal Circulation suggest that untreated sleep apnea that’s moderate or severe is associated with increased odds of resistant hypertension in African Americans, according to an article by American Heart Association News. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep… Read More »

High prevalence and incidence of hypertension among South Africans starting ART

[unable to retrieve full-text content]There is a high prevalence and incidence of hypertension (raised blood pressure) among HIV-positive people starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) in South Africa, according to research published in PLOS One. A fifth of people were hypertensive when they started ART and a further 15% developed hypertension during follow-up.Traditional risk factors, including age… Read More »

C I A L I S (Tadalafil): Treats Erectile Dysfunction, Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

This item is a book, not the medical product. “Although, your health condition may impact your everyday life, do not let it define who you are.” CIALIS (Tadalafil) is used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED, impotence; inability to get or keep an erection), and the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH; an enlarged prostate) which… Read More »