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A recent study tried replacing saturated fat with either protein (2/3 plant protein and 1/3 animal protein), carbohydrate, or monounsaturated fat (canola and olive oil, nuts and seeds) and then determining the effect of this on blood pressure and LDL (bad) cholesterol.
Tokyo, Japan, Sept 14, 2005 - (JCNN) - Omron Healthcare announced on September 13 the results of its latest attitude survey on blood pressure measurement.
The study provides a "live recording" of people's blood pressure rising in response to exposure to realistic concentrations of airborne particles, says microvascular physiologist Timothy R.
For example, our rates of high blood pressure are among the highest in the nation.
For example, if you smoke and have high blood pressure and high blood cholesterol, you're eight times more likely to develop coronary heart disease than a woman with no risk factors.
They have found that high blood pressure and high levels of blood sugar increase the risk that a person with diabetes will progress to ESRD.
The results of the 1990-91 study showed significant differences in the blood pressure levels of Caucasian and African-American children, although the sample of African-American children was relatively small.
NYSE:KG) is launching a three-year sponsorship of the American Heart Association high blood pressure Web site via a nationally broadcast commercial airing during Super Bowl XLI.