Hypertension in postmenopausal women
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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English


  • Hypertension in old age.,
  • Women -- Diseases.,
  • Menopause -- Hormone therapy -- Complications.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementM. Safar, M. Stimpel, A. Zanchetti, eds.
ContributionsSafar, Michel., Stimpel, M. 1950-, Zanchetti, Alberto.
LC ClassificationsRC685.H8 H785 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 87 p. :
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1104773M
ISBN 100387581448, 3540581448
LC Control Number94029872

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That's especially true in women after menopause, when blood pressure may rise. By the time they reach their 60s and 70s, 70% of women have high blood pressure. After that figure rises to nearly 80%, according to the CDC. Living with high blood pressure. Premenopausal women have lower risk and incidence of hypertension compared with age-matched men but this advantage for women gradually disappears after menopause. After 65 years of age, a higher percentage of women than men have hypertension, and the gap will likely increase with the continued aging of the female population [ Roger et al. ].Cited by: On the occasion of the symposium on Hypertension in Postmenopausal Women (Monte Carlo, January , ), international scientists and clinicians discussed the various aspects of high blood pressure in older women. This volume presents an overview of . Hypertension evoked by increasing dietary salt intake (“salt sensitivity”) is highly prevalent in postmenopausal women. 34,39,40 Salt sensitivity is associated with abnormal endothelial cell function, hyperlipidemia, microalbuminuria, and insulin resistance. 41,42 In patients diagnosed with “essential hypertension,” the presence of salt.

As levels of estrogen decrease, a woman’s risk of developing high blood pressure increases dramatically. Because of the interplay of other hormones, such as progestin, and the effect that estrogen has on other important risk factors, post-menopausal women are actually at higher risk of developing high blood pressure than are men.   Hypertension in postmenopausal women: How to approach hypertension in menopause. High Blood Press & Cardiovascular Prevention. ; Harvey RE, at al. Women-specific factors to consider in risk, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. 6 hours ago  Women who have high blood pressure during pregnancy could experience "more bothersome" menopausal symptoms later in life, according to a new study. The research (published in the journal Menopause.   Longitudinal studies have shown that serum androgen levels are increased in postmenopausal women, leading to alterations in estrogen/androgen ratios. 20 In addition, Ward and colleagues reported that hypertension in postmenopausal women, not age-matched men, was associated with elevated excretion of hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acids (HETE.

  To examine available clinical data on the differences between premenopausal and postmenopausal women with hypertension (HTN). Clinical conditions related to HTN and reproductive status differ in younger women compared with older women. Due to recent changes in the definition of HTN, the prevalence of HTN has increased significantly in all women.   Hypertension in pregnancy and menopausal symptoms. The new study included data from the medical records of 2, women between the ages of who reported they were close to menopause or. 14 hours ago  Women with high blood pressure during pregnancy are at an increased risk for chronic hypertension, diabetes, coronary artery disease, stroke, and early cardiovascular death. A . Get this from a library! Hypertension in postmenopausal women. [Franz H Messerli; Franz C Aepfelbacher;] -- This practical reference reviews the epidemiology of hypertensive cardiovascular disease in menopause and its relationship to coronary heart disease-examining concurrent risk .