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Weakness and hypotension: case study

Weakness and hypotension: case study

A case of weakness and hypotension that led to a diagnosis of Addison's disease.

Chest pain - Red flag symptoms
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Chest pain - Red flag symptoms

Causes and management of chest pain in primary care and red flag symptoms that should...

Clinical review: Hypertension

Clinical review: Hypertension

Contributed by Dr Klaus Witte, associate professor in cardiology and consultant cardiologist,...

Clinical picture: Hypertensive retinopathy

Clinical picture: Hypertensive retinopathy

This week is Know Your Numbers! Week, which aims to raise awareness of high blood...

Folic acid cuts stroke risk for patients with high BP by 21%

Folic acid cuts stroke risk for patients with high BP by 21%

Folic acid supplements reduce the risk of stroke in people with high blood pressure,...

Antihypertensives cut deaths in 'healthy' diabetes patients

Antihypertensives cut deaths in 'healthy' diabetes patients

GPs should consider prescribing antihypertensives to patients with type 2 diabetes...

Treat sleep apnoea to improve hypertension, suggests study

Treat sleep apnoea to improve hypertension, suggests study

Using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) to treat patients with sleep apnoea...

Patient-led dosing for hypertension improves BP control

Patient-led dosing for hypertension improves BP control

Allowing hypertensive patients to monitor and adjust drug doses under a programme...

Hypertension in middle age 'raises dementia risk' decades later

Hypertension in middle age 'raises dementia risk' decades later

Developing hypertension in middle age is linked to an increased risk of cognitive...

GP-led BP treatment 'saves tens of thousands of lives a year'
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GP-led BP treatment 'saves tens of thousands of lives a year'

GP-led management of hypertension has doubled the number of treated patients with...

NICE to consider multimorbidity QOF indicators

NICE to consider multimorbidity QOF indicators

QOF indicators for managing multiple long-term conditions will be considered by NICE...

Small rise in BP raises stroke risk

Small rise in BP raises stroke risk

Any rise in BP above normal levels can greatly increase the risk of stroke, research...

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