Effects of regular exercise on blood pressure and left ventricular hypertrophy in African-American men with severe hypertension.

@article{Kokkinos1995EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of regular exercise on blood pressure and left ventricular hypertrophy in African-American men with severe hypertension.},
  author={Peter F. Kokkinos and P. C. Narayan and John A Colleran and Andreas Pittaras and Andrea Notargiacomo and Domenic J. Reda and Vasilios Papademetriou},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={333 22},
  pages={
          1462-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of hypertension and its cardiovascular complications is higher in African Americans than in whites. Interventions to control blood pressure in this population are particularly important. Regular exercise lowers blood pressure in patients with mild-to-moderate hypertension, but its effects in patients with severe hypertension have not been studied. We examined the effects of moderately intense exercise on blood pressure and left ventricular hypertrophy in African… CONTINUE READING
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