Hypertension and heart failure are the 2 most common cardiovascular reasons for physician visits in older adults. Heart failure is a major cause of chronic disability, inability to exercise, decreased… [ Get More Details ]
The average annual rates for first cardiovascular event rise drastically with age–from 3 per 1,000 men from 33 to 44 years old, to 74 per 1,000 men in the 85… [ Get More Details ]
Lifetime risk of developing hypertension is estimated at 90% for people with normal blood pressures at age 55 or 65 and who live to age 80 to 85, respectively.
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In the year following initial hospitalization for atrial fibrillation (AF), 12.5% of chronic AF patients were readmitted for AF—17.6% of readmissions occurred within 1 month. Among newly-diagnosed patients, 10.1% were… [ Get More Details ]