Recent developments in the treatment of obesity-related hypertension.

@article{Pischon2002RecentDI,
  title={Recent developments in the treatment of obesity-related hypertension.},
  author={Tobias Pischon and Arya M. Sharma},
  journal={Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={497-502}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Obesity is a major public health issue, and hypertension is one of the most common associated co-morbidities. Here, recent developments in the treatment of obesity-related hypertension, published during the past year, are reviewed. RECENT FINDINGS Several recent studies have examined the effect of dietary and lifestyle changes on hypertension. These studies uniformly confirm that weight reduction together with salt restriction and increased physical exercise can lower blood… CONTINUE READING