Blood pressure control.

  title={Blood pressure control.},
  author={Henry R. Black},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={101 4A},
Numerous studies have shown that effective control of elevated blood pressure has greatly reduced the risk of stroke and, to a lesser extent, the risk of coronary artery disease. Although the relationship between diastolic blood pressure and both stroke and coronary disease is significant, systolic blood pressure correlates more strongly with stroke, congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, declining renal function, and left ventricular hypertrophy. Studies have also shown that the… CONTINUE READING