Robert Walton, a Cochrane UK Senior Fellow in General Practice, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on what blood pressure targets to aim for, balancing the benefits of treatment against risk of side effects.
Tag: blood pressure
A look at the evidence on using low-sodium salt substitutes instead of regular salt. Can salt substitutes reduce blood pressure and prevent heart attacks, and are there any risks?
In this blog for healthy people who want to know what they can do to prevent high blood pressure and avoid the need to take medication Robert Walton, a GP, looks at the Cochrane evidence and gives some hints and tips.
In this blog for people with normal or high blood pressure (hypertension), Dr Rebecca Gould, Cochrane UK Fellow and Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on walking for lowering blood pressure.
Selena Ryan-Vig highlights some important considerations for reading research by looking at Cochrane evidence on cocoa and blood pressure