The promises and challenges of the use of genomics in the prescription of exercise for hypertension: the 2013 update.


Hypertension is a major global public health problem, resulting in over 7.6 million deaths per year (13.5% of the total), more than any other cardiovascular disease risk factor. Exercise decreases blood pressure (BP) 5-7 mmHg among those with hypertension. Thus, the American College of Sports Medicine recommends the exercise prescription (ExRx) of 30 min or… (More)


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