CAM use among older adults age 65 or older with hypertension in the United States: general use and disease treatment.

@article{Bell2006CAMUA,
  title={CAM use among older adults age 65 or older with hypertension in the United States: general use and disease treatment.},
  author={Ronny Antonio Bell and Cynthia K. Suerken and Joseph G. Grzywacz and Wei Lang and Sara A. Quandt and Thomas A. Arcury},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 9},
  pages={903-9}
}
OBJECTIVES Hypertension (HT) is a common condition among older adults that greatly increases morbidity and mortality risk. Although a number of antihypertensive therapies are currently available, adherence and control are low. The purpose of this study was to assess the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among older adults with HT. DESIGN Using a nationally representative cross-sectional survey, the authors examined the prevalence of CAM use among older adults with and… CONTINUE READING

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