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AHA News: Salt Sensitivity May Increase Risk of High Blood Pressure

MONDAY, April 26, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — People who are salt-sensitive may have an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, according to a study that points to the need for better genetic testing for sodium sensitivity. Scientists already knew high salt sensitivity is more common among people with high blood pressure, which… Read More »

Diet and blood viscosity

Participants received detailed diet instructions before the study. Evaluating rheological models for human blood using steady state, transient, and oscillatory shear predictions. Factors affecting impairment of blood rheology in obese subjects. Issue Section. Mind you, the evidence isn’t nearly strong enough to put viscosity on a par with high cholesterol or blood pressure as heart… Read More »