Unique problems in the treatment of the older hypertensive male. Introduction: increased sympathetic nervous system activity in the elderly.

  • Lewis Landsberg
  • Published 1994 in British journal of clinical practice. Supplement

Abstract

Sympathetic activation increases blood pressure via effects on the heart, blood vessels and the kidney, and influences micturition and prostatic function via effects on the urinary sphincter and prostate muscular stroma. A systematic increase in sympathetic activity in older subjects would be expected to cause or exacerbate both hypertension and prostatism… (More)

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@article{Landsberg1994UniquePI, title={Unique problems in the treatment of the older hypertensive male. Introduction: increased sympathetic nervous system activity in the elderly.}, author={Lewis Landsberg}, journal={British journal of clinical practice. Supplement}, year={1994}, volume={74}, pages={1-3} }