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Medications for Hypertension
High blood pressure is the most common reason for office visits in non-pregnant adults. Approximately 30% of adults in the U.S. suffer from this problem. Different categories of medications have been developed to treat high blood pressure. This article will review the various categories.
Treatment of Hypertension
There are two categories of hypertension or high blood pressure: benign essential and secondary hypertension. Treatment for secondary hypertension is dependent on the underlying cause. Read this article to learn about treatment options.
Hypertension is defined as blood pressure greater than 140/90. Once hypertension is diagnosed a thorough evaluation is indicated to discover possible causes of secondary hypertension. Read this article to learn about the necessary tests.
Epidemiology of Hypertension
Hypertension is a condition whereby the blood pressure is consistently over 140/90 in an untreated individual. Its management is the most common reason for doctor’s visits in non-pregnant adults in the U.S. Read this article to learn who is affected.
Hypertension or high blood pressure occurs when the blood vessels of the arterial system become constricted forcing the heart to work harder to pump the blood to the tissues of the body. Read this article to learn more about this common problem.
Risks of HRT
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the administration of an estrogen and progestin combination to treat symptoms related to hormone deficiency, which occurs after menopause. All medications and therapies have their potential risks. Read this article to learn about the risks of HRT.
Benefits of HRT
Menopausal symptoms can be distressing and interfere with the quality of life. Fortunately there are a number of remedies available and hormone replacement therapy sits at the forefront of these therapies. Read this article to learn about the benefits of hormone replacement therapy.
Understanding HRT preparations
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is prescribed for menopausal related symptoms. The most common complaints are hot flashes but many women experience other symptoms. HRT is the single option that addresses all of these symptoms. Read this article to learn about all of the HRT preparations.
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
Hormone replacement therapy is the term used to describe the administration of hormones in postmenopausal women. It is an attempt to alleviate the symptoms that often occur as a result of hormone deficiency. Read this article to learn more.
Weight Gain and Menopause
Weight gain during menopause is one of the most common concerns voiced by the women. They notice a gradual increase in their weight and are frustrated by their inability to shed these extra pounds. Read this article to learn what you can do manage your weight after menopause.
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