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Vitamin D and blood pressure connection: update on epidemiologic, clinical, and mechanistic evidence

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Hypertension is an important risk factor for cardiovascular and kidney disease. High blood pressure is a growing public health problem that is expected to affect 1.6 billion people worldwide by t...

The Laragh Method Of Treating Hypertension And Preventing Its Fatal Complications

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Discusses the 'Laragh Method' of treating of hypertension, which is based on the hypothesis that essential hypertension is either salt-volume related or caused by renin-angiotensin. Relation bet...

Effects of acupuncture on blood pressure and plasma renin activity in two-kidney one clip Goldblatt hypertens

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Effects of acupuncture on blood pressure and plasma renin activity in two-kidney one clip Goldblatt hypertensive rats.

Lee HS, Kim JY (1994) American Journal of Chinese Medicine. 22(3,4): 215-9

The Pivotal Role Of Angiotensin

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Focuses on the importance of renin and angiotensin in the understanding of hypertension. Promotion of sodium retention by the kidneys; Vasoconstrictor caused by angiotensin II.

Guidelines Based on Politics -- Not Science

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Focuses on guidelines for treating hypertension based on politics in the United States. Relationship of renin and hypertension; Effects of withdrawing antihypertensive drugs.

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