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Nondrug interventions for treatment of hypertension.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22051428     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2011;13:829-835. ©2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. The treatment of hypertension is no longer limited to the simple prescription of pharmaceuticals. For many patients, maximal medical therapy is insufficient to adequately treat refractory hypertension. In addition, some patients may prefer to explore therapies that do not involve drugs as an initial step. Utilizing our broadening understanding of the physiology of hypertension, new technology and interventions have been developed that allow for treatments that do not rely on medications. In addition, dietary supplements and modification, as well as herbal supplements, may be useful under the right circumstances. Lifestyle modification remains a necessary part of treatment for all patients with hypertension. This article will review the evidence behind some available nondrug interventions for the treatment of hypertension.
Authors:
Kevin J Woolf; John D Bisognano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-08-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.)     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1751-7176     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich)     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888554     Medline TA:  J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  829-35     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
From the Division of Cardiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY.
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