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Stress-salt therapy at Georgia Regents University might work for Meniere's disease

...a clinical trial at Georgia Regents University trying to break the impact that stress has on people with salt-sensitive hypertension.Having suffered from Meniere's disease, where excess fluid in the inner ear can cause dizziness, hearing loss and worse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-07/stress-salt-therapy-georg
Study: Drugs are controlling hypertension, preventing heart problems

...appears to have sharply reduced dangerous hypertension and potentially deadly enlargement...pumping chamber, a study found. Since hypertension drugs became available in the 1950s...Michael C. Ruddy, chief of the hypertension section at Robert Wood Johnson Medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/22/tec_259677.shtml
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Age-old question: Hypertension plays large role in health problems

Q: What is hypertension? A: Hypertension means high blood pressure, a leading cause of coronary disease and stroke. Hypertension's large role in serious and potentially fatal health problems is somewhat puzzling.Its infamous nickname...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/10/ent_222177.shtml
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High risk of hypertension after age 55

...become more sensitive to the dangers of hypertension, the risk of developing severe degrees...original group who had not developed hypertension by 1975, and looked ahead to what...that's when the risk of developing hypertension dramatically increases," Vasan said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/01/tec_336148.shtml
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Teen hypertension

...pressures and are at greater risk for hypertension, according to a new study from Medical...session of the American Society of Hypertension, Dr. Gregory A. Harshfield and colleagues...ultimately lead to premature development of hypertension." The study is remarkable for its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/18/tec_345723.shtml
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New East Central Public Health District director has Augusta ties

...to some things that we targeted that we are actually able to improve,"For instance, Goggans has a clinical interest in hypertension and diabetes, which are both big problems for the health district."The clinical experience I have in those areas will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-07/new-east-central-public-heal
MCG study may help treat hypertension

...published in the online version of Hypertension magazine, showed that overweight boys...Dr. Harshfield is conducting about hypertension in children. In each he is examining...children to gain a better understanding of hypertension. He also just received a $1.4 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/07/met_389362.shtml
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Hypertension risk seen in big players

...players -- linemen with a body mass index in the obese range -- about 90 percent had either high blood pressure or pre-hypertension, which is less dangerous but still risky. The biggest players also had worse levels of "good" cholesterol and blood fats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/27/pro_525423.shtml
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More than 200,000 die from preventable stroke, heart disease

...preventable care is a likely cause, Frieden said.The CDC said that rates of avoidable deaths from heart disease, stroke and hypertension declined 29 percent from 2001 to 2010 but still accounted for 200,070 avoidable deaths. The rates declined sharply for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-03/more-200000-die-preventable-
Georgia Regents University study looks to break stress-salt connection

...salt and that it could affect her blood pressure and lead to hypertension. Then, she became a mom."Definitely with a newborn and...hormone, he said.The problem of stress-sodium retention hypertension is particularly acute in blacks, who ? based on previous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-25/georgia-regents-university-s