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In this volume the authors have set out to review the data linking circulatory adjustments to life experiences. They discuss the circulatory adjustments associated with muscular effort, the circulatory adjustments involving rhythm of the heart and peripheral vessels, and the natural history and symptomatology of essential hypertension. Much of the volume is devoted to their survey of 114 patients with essential hypertension followed for up to eight years. They were able to correlate transitory changes in the level of the blood pressure with apparently meaningful events in the life situation. They believe that the most promising therapeutic approach is toward
Life Stress and Essential Hypertension: A Study Of Circulatory Adjustments in Man.. Ann Intern Med. 1958;48:701. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-3-701_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(3):701.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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