High Blood Pressure -A Life Line

by Medindia Content Team on  November 8, 2006 at 8:17 PM Hypertension News
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High Blood Pressure -A Life Line
A recent report published in the Journal Of American Medical Association announced that having high blood pressure during a heart attack might not be completely bad. In fact a theory by Dr. Mihai Gheorghiade of Northwestern University has brought the association of heart attach and high blood to be viewed in new light.
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Dr. Gheorghiade through his research found that during the time of admission if a patient with heart failure continues to have a high blood pressure for a period of a few hours then this could indicate that the patient's heart is strong and he is hence less likely to die.

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Hence having high blood pressure is not necessarily good but it can be a useful indicator for Doctors to diagnose the strength of the patient's heart and give medication accordingly.

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