Journal of

Hypertension and ManagementISSN: 2474-3690


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3690/1510036

Nigerian Citrullus Lanatus Fruit and Seed Juice Reduces Cardiovascular Diseases Modifiable Risk Biomarkers in Normal Experimental Rats

Aminu Ibrahim, Hadiza Babaye, Murtala Ya'u, Kamaluddeen Babagana, Salisu Maiwada Abubakar, Jamila Mashi Ahmad and Abba Babandi

Article Type: RESEARCH ARTICLE | First Published: September 12, 2018

Dyslipidemia and imbalance of electrolytes are among the modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) which cause morbidity and mortality in hypertensive patients. Consumption of fruits and their juices has been shown to be beneficial health wise by lowering risk of coronary artery/cardiovascular diseases, stroke and other degenerative diseases. The lowering effects and protective mechanism of these fruits are probably due to numerous beneficial nutrients and extra-nutrients found ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3690/1510035e

The Iron Brake Dust Age and the Female Advantage

William J Rowe

Article Type: Editorial Article | First Published: August 08, 2018

The iron brake dust age began with the automobile in the 1890's. Until recently, although air pollution was considered a risk factor for hypertension, the studies lacked statistical significance and were considered controversial. However, a Japanese study, also published in the same year, 2016, showed that the key tracers of brake wear particles for example, iron and copper, were at emission levels comparable to traffic-related atmospheric environments....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3690/1510034

Hypertension: Drug Adherence and Social Factors

Ana Correia de Oliveira and Paulo Santos

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: August 04, 2018

Hypertension is the most prevalent cardiovascular risk factor in the world, increasing significantly with aging. The treatment of arterial hypertension leads to the reduction of the risk of cardiovascular events, such as stroke and heart disease. In the adult population, the prevalence of hypertension is about 30 to 45%, varying between countries. In 2010, more than 1.3 billion adults age ≥ 20-years-old were hypertensive worldwide, representing an estimated global age-standardized prevalence o...

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