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41 PRACTICAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT HYPERTENSION AND HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA - 2008

TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION - BLOOD PRESURE CONTROL PREVIOUS QUESTION  QUESTIONS  NEXT QUESTION
  • The fact is that hypertension can not be cured. In other words, a patient with hypertension will never be cured in the way that a patient with pneumonia will totally recover. However, it is possible to lower blood pressure within normal limits, mainly through regular and consistent use of antihypertensive (blood pressure lowering) drug, as well as through non-pharmaceutical means, such as body weight and salt intake reduction e.t.c.

WRITING GROUP
G. Stergiou, Chairman
A. Achimastos
E. Andreadis
I. Avramopoulos
M. Elissaf
N. Karatzas
T. Mountokalakis
D. Papadogiannis
K. Siamopoulos
E. Varsamis
K. Vemmos
D. Vlahakos