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This is a guide to assist students, researcher and patients in their search for information regarding hypertension also referred to as high blood pressure.
Last Updated: May 17, 2011 URL: http://libraryschool.libguidescms.com/content.php?pid=213023 Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Clinical Trials

This website gives information on clinical trials.  This link will take you to a list of clinical trial terms.  There are a few links listed for hypertension.  If you would like to search by location, you can click on the "Refine" search and enter location information.

 

Scope

This guide provides helpful resources for research on hypertension.  Keywords used to search for these resources include "hypertension" and "blood pressure."  This guide is limited to basic information concerning hypertension and is not specific to the various categories of hypertension.  Medical information changes at a rapid pace.  It is important to gather recently published material since currency of information is critical for the best health care.  As with all medical information, plesase use health information in conjunction with diagnosis and recommendation with a health care professional. 

 

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Overcoming high blood pressure: the complete complemenary health program - Dr. Sarah Brewer
ISBN: 1844834026
This resource is an excellent step-by-step guide to handling high blood pressure. It breaks down theses steps in three levels: gentle, moderate and full-strength. It contains nice diagrams for understanding this disease. Many recipes are included.

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Control your blood pressure (52 brilliant ideas): smart ways to get healthly where it counts most
ISBN: 0399534253
This book is not structured to give you a complete overview of hypertension but does give some helpful information on making changes in lifestyle in a manageable way.

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The blood pressure cure: 8 weeks to lower blood pressure without prescription drugs
ISBN: 0470275405
This resource provides a great overview of hypertension and gives lifestyle guidelines to manage the condition without the use of medications. It includes receipts.

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Harvard Medical School guide to lowering your blood pressure - Aggie Casey, R.N., M.S., & Herbert Benson, M.D. with Brian O'Neill
ISBN: 0071448012
This book give a good overview of high blood pressure. There are particularly helpful sections on the warning signs of stress and how it pertains to this disease. The importance of exercise is emphasized.

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Mayo Clinic on high blood pressure: taking charge of your hypertension - Sheldon Sheps, M.D.
ISBN: 1893005267
This very credible resource from the Mayo Clinic covers many topics concerning high blood pressure. These include: how high blood pressure relates to other illnesses, monitoring blood pressure information and nutritional and herbal supplements. Recipes are included.

 

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