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the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels

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ISLAMABAD -- High blood pressure can cause damage to the heart and blood vessels in teenagers just like it affects adults, a study has warned.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study revealed that large numbers of middle-aged women worldwide could reduce their risk of developing cardiovascular disease (stroke, heart attack and heart failure) and its complications by lowering their blood pressure.
It's one of three centers standing in local malls that encourages shoppers to put down their bags and test their blood pressure.
Diabetes, high blood pressure, and various kidney disorders are the main causes of end stage renal disease.
Babies who tolerate a salty flavor have higher blood pressure on average than their less tolerant counterparts do, a new study shows.
We used to think that older people needed higher blood pressures to push blood through their stiffer blood vessels," explains Norman Kaplan of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
Preliminary results from this trial indicate that treatment with PRX-08066 resulted in a statistically significant reduction in systolic pulmonary blood pressure during exercise hypoxia.
High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease, and doctors routinely recommend medication to reduce it.
Five days later, another said they're great, lowering high blood pressure enough to help elderly people get off medication.
The participants had had their blood pressure measured and they had provided urine samples, which show how much sodium is excreted.
In our study, blood pressure was measured as part of the basic health information of the study participants.
There's a social stigma to being heavy and public health messages regularly warn us that extra fat leads to a higher-than-average risk of developing high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic ailments.
Among other things, the researchers measured blood pressures and the amount of sodium excreted over 24 hours.
Overall, the volunteers' blood pressures did not go up much during the 20-minute game.
The study compared the glucocorticoid receptor genes of individuals who had high blood pressure, who were taking anti-hypertensive medication, and who had two parents with hypertension, with those of individuals whose blood pressure was normal, who were not taking anti-hypertensive medication, and who had two parents with normal blood pressures.