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Women with Blood Hypertension: A Dialogical Reflection
(Open Journal of Nursing, 2018)
Serum leptin level in hypertensive middle-aged obese women
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005-07-01)
The mechanism by which adiposity can raise blood pressure is not fully understood. Leptin has been suggested as a possible cause of the arterial hypertension in obese subjects because leptin induces an increase in sympathetic ...
Factors associated with hypertension prevalence, unawareness and treatment among Costa Rican elderly
(BMC Public Health 8(275):1-11, 2008-08-05)
Background: Reliable information on the prevalence of hypertension is crucial in the development of health policies for prevention, control, and early diagnosis of this condition. This study describes the prevalence of ...
Development of the SALdavel programme to reduce salt intake among hypertensive Brazilian women: an intervention mapping approach
(Sage Publications LtdLondonInglaterra, 2013)
Assessment of arterial stiffness by 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in nocturnal hypertensive or normotensive subjects
Background: Nocturnal hypertension, male gender, age and arterial stiffness are important risk factors for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The objective of this study was to assess arterial stiffness in nocturnal ...